Almond Butter Energy Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
1 h 15 min 0 min 15
Almond Butter Energy Balls
Health Rating
A tasty plant-based, high protein snack to go!

Ingredients


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

Instructions


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground flaxseed, ground chia seed, carob chips, coconut flakes, and oats.
  2. Add the almond butter, honey, and vanilla.  Mix thoroughly with a spatula to create a dough
  3. Place parchment paper across the entire length of a large baking sheet
  4. Using your hands, roll the dough into approximately 1-inch diameter balls.  Place on the baking sheet, evenly spaced apart
  5. 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 up to 4 weeks 
  • keep hands slightly wet when rolling balls




Nutritional Highlights:

  • Flaxseed is an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and a great source of dietary fiber. 
  • Chia seeds are rich in protein, fiber, and calcium.
  • Oats a very good source of magnesium, 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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