Make The Perfect Peanut Butter Protein Balls - 24Seven Wellness & Living

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A Healthy Breakfast Recipe from Sherri Mraz, the Cookin’ Yogi

PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BALLS

1/2 cup natural peanut or other nut butter

1/2 cup maple syrup

pinch sea salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

1 tsp chia seeds

2 -3 tbls vanilla protein powder

1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

Melt peanut butter, maple syrup and salt together over low heat until smooth
Remove from heat and stir in oatmeal, protein powder, almonds and vanilla
Let cool completely
Fold in chocolate chips
Form into balls and roll in chia seeds
Can add coconut flakes, almonds, walnuts, or flax, whatever you like.

These snacks are loaded with protein, great for pre or post workouts and even breakfast. I throw a few in my sons lunch box to avoid the afternoon slump.