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Protein Ball Recipe

The Perfect 5-Ingredient Workout Treat

Many pre-workout snacks involve too much prep time, but this quick fix will help you reserve all your energy for the gym. These peanut butter protein balls taste like chocolate chip cookie dough but offer the ideal blend of protein and carbs you need before a tough strength-training session. Roll these up ahead of time, and pop two an hour before your workout.

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Protein Ball Recipe


1/3 cup natural peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips


  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Roll into 10 balls (about 1 heaping tablespoon per serving).
  2. Refrigerate to firm up balls, overnight for best results. Enjoy!

Source: Calorie Count


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nkhwaja nkhwaja 2 years

The nutritional info listed here is not so different from a snickers bar. How is this healthy? The 27 grams of sugar per serving is more than the current recommended daily intake as advised by WHO. This sends a bad message to the community that high protein should be the focus and ignore the rest. Looking at the epidemic of various metabolic disorders we are facing, healthy recipes should focus more on less sugar and higher fiber.

Elizabeth69891 Elizabeth69891 2 years

Have you considered using Juice Plus Complete protein shake instead...for those none milk people out there and a lot more nutritional value in it? http://eg23046.canada.juiceplu...

Alice15269521 Alice15269521 2 years
Thanks for this. I have started getting into protein powder. xxx
cmhads cmhads 2 years
How long can these store for? Also do you store in the fridge?
Lizzie-Fuhr Lizzie-Fuhr 3 years
Thanks for reaching out! The nutritional info is for just one protein ball.
Kelly14576578 Kelly14576578 3 years
These look great! I just have a question- You say in the wording before the recipe to eat two of these before a workout, but then it says it makes 10 which is 10 servings. And then the nutrition facts doesn't say if the serving size is one or two. Just trying to clarify. Thanks! =)
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