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Protein Powerballs

This is a quick, no bake snack that can be made in minutes using nutritious ingredients such as oats, peanut butter and almonds.

Enjoy these on the go while shopping or doing errands for a kick of energy. Send these to school with your kids for a snack. Or simply have for dessert.

 

Ingredients (For 6-8 protein balls)

2/3 cup of rolled oats

4 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter

Handful of sliced almonds

Handful of milk chocolate chips

1 teaspoon of honey

1 teaspoon of no flavor protein powder ( optional)

1/4 cup water

 

Directions:

  1. Place oats, peanut butter, protein powder, almonds and chocolates chips in a bowl. Start mixing with wooden spoon.
  2. Add 1/3 of the water, then mix again with the spoon letting water get absorbed.
  3. Add honey and continue mixing with the spoon in a knitting like motion.
  4. Add rest of the water and continue¬† “knitting” until uniform and the water has been absorbed
  5. With your hands, form mixture into small balls.
  6. Place on a platter and refrigerate for about 15 minutes before eating.

 


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