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Peppermint Protein Balls With Chia Seeds


  • Author: Kristy
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 scoops vanilla Shakeology or other protein powder
  • ½ cup oat flour
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (+ ½ for coating on truffles)
  • ⅓ cup natural peanut butter or nut butter of choice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1.5 tablespoons water (more or less depending on consistency of peanut butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint liquid stevia drops by NuNaturals (sub peppermint extract if needed)

Instructions

  1. Sift together protein powder, oat flour, chia seeds and unsweetened cocoa powder.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, add peanut butter and maple syrup together. Microwave for 15-20 seconds to warm it up, then mix so it is slightly liquidy. Microwave few additional seconds if needed. Mix in the vanilla extract and peppermint liquid stevia.
  3. Slowly stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture, adding water if needed to fully mix in all the dry ingredients.
  4. Roll out tablespoon-sized balls, then roll in remaining unsweetened cocoa powder.
  5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.
  • Category: Dessert

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 82
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 33 mg
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 33 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 1 mg