Cherry Almond Protein Energy Balls
These portable nuggets pack a protein punch – a perfect snack for long summer days. Canola oil adds a dose of good fats to the mix and helps the body absorb the snack’s fat-soluble vitamins.
- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 375 mL
- 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
- 1/3 cup honey 75 mL
- 1 scoop (or 1/4 cup/60 mL) natural whey protein powder
- 1/2 cup dried tart cherries 125 mL
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds 60 mL
- 1. In medium bowl, thoroughly combine all ingredients.
- 2. Coat hands with canola oil to prevent sticking and firmly form mixture into 1-inch (2.5-cm) balls.
- 3. Keep energy balls refrigerated. May be stored in refrigerator for up to five days.
|Total Fat||3 g|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
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