Almond Butter Energy Balls

Almond Butter Energy Balls

A great high protein snack to go!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 0 min 15 min 15

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!

 

 

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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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

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