A Grab-and-Go Snack for your Busy Life
If there is one thing we could all use, it’s more healthy, simple snacks. When the day gets away from us and hunger strikes, it’s all too easy to reach for something quick and loaded with sugar, salt, and trans fats. Keep these protein balls in your refrigerator (either at home or work) or pack a few into a Tupperware container and toss it into your purse or gym bag. You will be prepared with a protein-packed, all-natural, balanced snack when your stomach begins to growl – they taste delicious too!
Preparation is the key to success when it comes to healthy eating. This recipe allows you to capitalize on that principle with minimal effort or time. A large batch of these bites comes together in minutes and you’ll be ready to snack smart all week after only a few moments of prep. You may find yourself reaching for one of these balls for dessert too since they taste like peanut butter cookie dough.
Whole Food Ingredients
These snack balls are made with simple, easy-to-find, whole food ingredients, including:
Selecting the Best Clean Protein Powder
The protein powder aisle – whether in-store or the virtual ‘aisle’ online – can be overwhelming. With the incredible deluge of options available, it’s easy to get confused and frustrated. Every brand promises different things, and it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Here are some simple guidelines to follow when looking for the healthiest protein powder option:
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Balls (Makes two dozen balls)
½ cup all-natural peanut butter, creamy or crunchy (or other nut butter of your choice)
½ cup oat flour (see Notes to find out how to make your own)
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract)
2 Tblsp. honey
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
½ cup mini dark chocolate chips
Recipe Source: https://iinrecipes.wordpress.com/2017/02/21/peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-protein-balls/