Almond Butter Energy Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 15
Almond Butter Energy Balls
Health Rating
A great high protein snack to go!

Ingredients


1/4 cup Flaxseed meal (ground)
1 tbsp Chia seeds, ground
1/2 cup Carob chocolate chips
1/4 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened
1 cup Rolled oats, dry (Gluten free oats)
1/2 cup Almond butter
1/4 cup Honey, raw
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure

Instructions


1. In a Nutribullet or blender with a milling attachment, add whole flaxseeds and chia seeds.  Blend until finely milled

 

2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground flaxseed, ground chia seed, carob chips, coconut, and oats

 

3. Add the almond butter, honey and vanilla.  Mix thoroughly with a spatula to create a dough

 

4. Place parchment paper across the entire length of a large baking sheet

 

5. Using your hands, roll the dough into approximately 1-inch diameter balls.  Place on the baking sheet, evenly spaced apart

 

6. Place the tray in the fridge for approximately one hour.  Store in an airtight container.

 

Enjoy!

 

 

Notes:


Quick Tips:

keep protein balls in the fridge for up to 1 week or freezer for an extended shelf life up to 4 weeks 

keep hands slightly wet when rolling balls


Nutritional Highlights:

Flaxseed 

an excellent source of omega 3 essential fatty acids, a great source of dietary fiber 

Chia seeds

are rich in protein, fiber and calcium

Oats 

a very good source of magnesium and iron, and soluble dietary fiber


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 162
Calories from fat 83
Calories from saturated fat 8.8
Total Fat 9.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 27.8 mg
Potassium 116 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.8 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Sugars 8.3 g
Protein 3.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.4

Energy sources


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