Energy balls

A great project to make with the kids, these no-cook energy balls - packed with protein - are perfect for a quick snack, or for breakfast on the go
A no-cook snack that’s packed with protein.
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A no-cook snack that’s packed with protein.
August 02, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Serves Makes 25-30 balls


PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
RECIPE BY Marthene Leisegang
FOOD STYLING BY Marthene Leisegang

INGREDIENTS

2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 cup almonds, chopped and slivered
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup spinneysFOOD Honey
1 tsp vanilla extract

METHOD

  • 1

    Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  • 2

    Roll into about 25-30 equally sized balls.

  • 3

    Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

NOTES

Top Tip:

The combination of almonds, peanut butter and oats in this recipe make it a great slow releasing, high protein satisfying treat. You can swap the white chocolate chips for dark chocolate and vary the nuts and nut butter depending on your taste.  - Freda Molamphy, Spinneys Nutritionist

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