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Quick & Easy Unbaked Chocolate Protein Balls



Introducing the delectable Quick & Easy Chocolate Protein Balls - the perfect guilt-free indulgence for fitness enthusiasts and health-conscious foodies alike! Packed with wholesome ingredients, these scrumptious treats deliver a mouthwatering burst of flavor while satisfying your protein needs.


What you need:

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (we used Optimal Nutrition Gold Standard)

  • 2 Tbsp date syrup

  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup water

  • pinch of sea salt

  • 1/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Makes approximately 16 balls.


Instructions:


1. Place the rolled oats, ground flax seed, cinnamon, chocolate protein powder, date syrup, peanut butter, vanilla extract, water, and sea salt in a food processor. Pulse until the ingredients are blended.


2. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and add the chocolate chips. Stir to combine. Press the mixture together into a large heap.


3. Form 1" balls and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Enjoy!


Hint: If using unflavored or vanilla protein powder, add 1 Tbsp cocoa powder for that chocolate goodness!


Nutrition: One protein ball equals- 5.4g protein, 135 calories, 7.3g fat, 13.4g carbohydrate, 6g sugar, and 2.2g fiber.


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