COCONUT ENERGY BALLS

These nutritionally dense coconut energy balls are packed full of healthy fats, proteins and fibers, making them the perfect mid-day snack!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup of ground flax seed
  • 2 tablespoons of white chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ cup of raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup of natural almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop vegan protein powder
  • ½ cup of dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add rolled oats, ground flax seed, chia seeds, cinnamon, honey/maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, and protein powder to food processor.
  2. Pulse until ingredients are blended. (about 10 times)
  3. Add mixture to a large bowl and add the chocolate chip. Stir to combine.
  4. Form into 1″ balls.
  5. Put coconut flakes into small bowl and roll each energy ball until completely covered.
  6. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Cover and place in refrigerator for 1-2 hours before serving.

Makes 16 balls

 

Nutritional analysis: calories 220, fat 15g, carbohydrates 20g, fiber 5, protein 7g

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