Lemon Almond Protein Balls

Lemon Almond Protein Balls

Fun to make and wonderful for snacking! In just 10 minutes, you can avoid reaching for junk food and instead eat something that tastes a little like cookie dough, but is great for your health and all the protein satisfies your appetite.

 

Lemon Almond Protein Balls
 
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Fun to make and tastes great!
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Recipe type: Snack, dessert
Cuisine: Californian
Serves:: 9-10 Serves: 4-5
Ingredients:
  • ½ C Vanilla Flavored Protein Powder
  • 1 C Quick Oats
  • ¼ C Almond butter
  • 4 T Melted Coconut Oil*
  • 2 T Agave nectar (*if you like them sweeter, add 1 more Tablespoon of agave and 1 T less of oil)
  • 1 T Lemon zest (about 2 medium)
  • 1 T Freshly squeezed lemon juice (1/2 of a lemon)
Directions:
  1. In a medium bowl combine oats and protein powder.
  2. Mix to combine.
  3. In another medium bowl, add almond butter, coconut oil, agave nectar, and lemon juice and zest.
  4. Mix to combine.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  6. The mixture should be dry but able to carefully form balls of dough with your hands or a scoop.
  7. Line a plate with parchment paper and carefully roll balls of dough, placing 9 or 10 on the plate.
  8. Refrigerate for five minutes, then, shape into balls, if needed.
  9. Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container as needed.

 

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