Coconut & Almond Butter Energy Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
1 h 10 min 5 min 7
Coconut & Almond Butter Energy Balls
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/2 cup Rolled oats, dry (or gluten free)
3 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1 pinch Sea salt
3 tbsp Coconut butter
1/4 cup Almond butter
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure

Instructions


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir together the oats, flaxseed meal, cinnamon, and sea salt. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt together the coconut butter, almond butter, and vanilla, about 5 minutes. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour the almond butter mixture over the oat mixture and stir well.
  5. Roll batter in the palm of your hand to form a golf ball-sized energy ball.
  6. Place each ball on the parchment-lined baking sheet and store them in the fridge for at least an hour to set. 
  7. Once set, the energy balls can be kept refrigerated in a sealed glass container.

Notes:

Oats contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucans, which helps slow down the absorption of glucose into the bloodstream, therefore, preventing sugar spikes!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 144
Calories from fat 97
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 10.7 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 26.5 mg
Potassium 117 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sugars 0.5 g
Protein 3.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.4

Energy sources


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