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Chocolate Nut Butter Protein Balls

    These chocolate peanut butter energy protein balls are filled with creamy nut butter – the perfect healthy snack recipe for eating on-the-go! 

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe

    When you’re a busy mom of two, your life pretty much revolves around snacks. Of course let’s be real, even if you don’t have kids – who doesn’t love having a kitchen stashed with healthy snacks? 

    Banana Nut Butter Energy Bites Recipe

    These nut butter filled chocolate banana energy balls are a so easy to make and packed with nutrients to give you energy to get through your busy day. Naturally sweetened with a ripe banana and packed with protein powder and flax seed meal, the best part is when you bite into the middle to find creamy nut butter.

    Nut Butter Energy Bites Recipe

    The healthy fats from the nut butter combined with the protein give you that one-two punch you need to after a workout, after school or in between work meetings.

    No fork required.

    Banana Nut Butter Energy Balls Recipe

    Chocolate Nut Butter Protein Balls

    5 stars average
    These chocolate banana energy bites are filled with creamy nut butter – the perfect healthy snack recipe for eating on-the-go! 
    PREP: 15 mins
    TOTAL: 15 mins
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    Servings: 12

    Ingredients
     

    Instructions
     

    • In a medium bowl, mix together mashed bananas, oats, chocolate chips flax, protein powder and cocoa powder. Using a rubber spatula works well to really push the wet ingredients into the dry.  
    • Next, use a small metal scoop or tablespoon to scoop out one ball. Almost like you’re going to stuff a meatball, form it into a small cup and add in 1 teaspoon of nut butter. Then, carefully cover the nut butter with the oat mixture and roll to form into a ball. Refrigerate until chilled and firm, about 30 minutes or longer. 

    Nutrition

    Serving: 2bitesCalories: 107kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 11mgPotassium: 186mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 80IUVitamin C: 2.6mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 0.9mg
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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