Almond Butter Protein Balls

15 Minutes

super easy


Almond butter protein balls are the perfect on-the-go healthy option and a must for anyone looking to cultivate healthier diet and lifestyle patterns!

Almond butter protein balls are a great, nutritious snack that can be enjoyed any time throughout the day. Made with almond butter, oats, chia seeds, protein powder and coconut oil, these snacks provide plenty of protein and healthy fats to fuel your energy levels throughout the day. They’re also high in fiber which helps promote healthy digestion. Plus, they’re easy to make and require no baking. These energy balls are also great for pre and post workout or just as a tasty treat!

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Why You’ll Love It 

I typically don’t love processed bars but I often find myself pressed for time and in need of a substantial snack to hold me over. These protein balls are the perfect solution and since you make them at home, you know exactly what’s in them and can tailor them to your taste buds and preferences

These bite-sized treats pack a healthy dose of protein and other nutrients, making them the perfect choice for a post-workout snack or a midday pick-me-up. But that’s not all – not only are Almond Butter Protein Balls healthy, they’re downright delicious!

Recipe Cost Breakdown

      8 tbsp almond butter: $3.2

      2 tbsp coconut oil: $0.05

      2 tbsp maple syrup: $0.87

      1 tbsp chia seeds: $0.13

      ¼ cup organic gluten-free oats: $0.17

      1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder: $2.24

      2 tbsp almond flour: $0.28

      1 tsp cacao powder: $0.06

      ½ chopped Lily’s chocolate and peppermint chips: $2.61

      Total Cost: $9.61

What You’ll Need

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8 tbsp almond butter
2 tbsp coconut oil
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp chia seeds
¼ cup organic gluten-free oats, blended
1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder
2 tbsp almond flour
1 tsp cacao powder
½ chopped Lily's chocolate and peppermint chips

Nutritional Information

239 Calories
19 g Total Fat
3 g Fiber
14 g Net Carbs
5 g Sugar
9 g Protein
41 mg Sodium



Mix all ingredients in a large bowl, then separate into smaller balls using a spoon or small melon baller. Keep in the freezer for up to 2 months.
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