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!


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


  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.  
  6. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy!




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 153
Calories from fat 81
Calories from saturated fat 7.7
Total Fat 9.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 27.5 mg
Potassium 115 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
Sugars 8.3 g
Protein 4.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.4

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