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Peanut Butter Protein Balls

by Olena

Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!

With temperatures rising and summer activities season here, I’m on a mission to create more healthy snacks and on-the-go recipes. In the past few months, I have made these peanut butter protein balls with oats, flaxseed and experimenting with both plant-based and whey protein powder. These super easy and healthy peanut butter balls are equally packed with fiber, protein and good for you carbs providing the optimal nutrition.

As you may or may not know, different protein powders act absolutely different – plant-based being “thirsty” and whey not. My kids loved-loved-loved whey protein balls because you can’t taste protein powder. Plant-based version is a bit more gritty but is made without honey or maple syrup. So you pick depending on your taste.

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Last time I took a container full on our recent trip to Vancouver Island. It was a perfect way to avoid all the sugary junk on the ferry, while exploring and in between the meals driving in the car. Enjoy!

How to Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls

  1. Melt peanut butter and thick honey (if using) on a stovetop or in a microwave. Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add all ingredients except chocolate chips. Stir well and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!
  3. Before rolling into balls, scoop a bit of mixture and see if it’s rolling nicely. Add a bit of water or oats if necessary.Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!
  4. Using small scoop, pack it tightly with mixture and roll. Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!
  5. With plant-based version, I just release the scoop without rolling. Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!
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Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe with whey or plant-based protein powder and oats. No bake, healthy and such an easy and convenient snack!

  • Author: ifoodreal.com
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 25 balls

Ingredients

Whey Peanut Butter Protein Balls

  • 1 cup peanut butter, warmed up
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 5 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed, ground
  • 1 cup quick or rolled oats
  • 60 gr (4 scoops) whey protein powder, unflavoured
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips

Plant-Based Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, add all ingredients except chocolate chips. Stir well and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. Before rolling into balls, scoop a bit of mixture and see if it’s rolling nicely. Add a bit of water or oats if necessary. Using small scoop, pack it tightly with mixture and roll. With plant-based version, I just release the scoop without rolling.

Store: Refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months in an airtight container.

Notes

If using thick honey, warm it up on a stovetop or in a microwave.

Check the volume of your protein powder scoop.

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