Protein Power Bites
We're always on the go to our next event - work, kids sports, the gym, grocery shopping. Why not make sure you have a great snack to grab that will help power your energy in a quick-on-the-go format?
Yeah it's easy to buy protein bars at the grocery store but have you read what is in some of them? Just because they say high protein, they could be loaded with unnecessary sugars and hidden fats.
“Just because they say high protein, they could be loaded with unnecessary sugars and hidden fats.”
Making your own protein bars lets you know what you're putting into your body and will ensure you feel full for whatever comes your way.
Go head and make a batch of these yummy bites to power you through the coming week…Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
Here’s what you need
½ cup natural peanut butter or almond butter
2 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup flaxseed meal
⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tablespoon Lily’s stevia-sweetened dark chocolate chips
¼ cup rolled oats
½ cup protein powder of choice
¼ cup coconut milk
Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix until fully combined. Chill in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Form the chilled dough into 30 balls. Store in the freezer, then pack in ziplock bags for on-the-go power snacking. Enjoy!
69 calories, 4g fat, 3g carbohydrate, 1g sugar, 41mg sodium, 1g fiber, and 7g protein..
I hope that you get a chance to give this recipe a try this week.