Meeting your daily protein goals and choosing healthy snacks isn’t easy to do. Protein balls are a great way to get a healthy dose of protein in a quick bite, perfect for those morning munchies or pre-workout snacks.
There are endless choices when it comes to making these yummy snacks, below are some of our favourite recipes.
Chocolate and mint are one of the most loved combinations, make this pair guilt free by mixing mint protein powder, oats, cocoa powder, unsweetened almond milk, and mini chocolate chips. This is perfect for when the sweet tooth kicks in on a Friday afternoon.
Apricots and Coconut
For a fruity twist, mix apricots, dates, almonds, coconut flakes, oats, and optional coconut oil and/or honey. These a perfect for summer when apricots are in season, making the snacks extra sweet and tasty. Have one or two before a workout for slow energy release.
Peanut Butter and Honey
Peanut butter is a fantastic source of natural protein and fats. When combined with all of the benefits from honey, this recipe is a great pre-workout fuel. Just mix whey protein, rolled oats, peanut butter, almonds, shredded coconut, honey and dried apricot.
Oat and Raisin
If you’re a fan of oat raisin cookies, this recipe is a fantastic healthy substitute. This recipe uses the following: oats, ground flax seed, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, honey, and almond butter. The oats give you filling fibre and provide all the protein needed. The healthy fats in the raisins and almond butter keep you full and satisfied for longer.
Blueberry and Lemon
Blueberry and lemon is an interesting combination that you have to try to understand. Refreshing and not too sweet, this recipe is for when you want something a little more savoury. Use cashews, shredded coconut, blueberries, dates, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract to make these.