Cran-Pineapple Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Cran-Pineapple Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Crystal Zabka-Belsky, MS, RDN, CSSD, LMNT, LDN
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3 c whole oats

2/3 c dried cranberries

2/3 c dried pineapple

2/3 c ground flaxseed

1 c omega-3 peanut butter,

2/3 c honey,

¼ c honey-roasted peanuts,

2 Tbsp vanilla extract

2 Tbsp almond extract

Directions: Combine all ingredients and roll into 30 balls using an ice cream scoop to guide the size. Store in the refrigerator in a covered container.

Health Benefits: This protein ball packs a powerful punch with just 150 kcal and 5 grams of protein! Whether you’re just looking for a little pick-me-up during the workday or a fueling snack to support a midday workout, this is perfect for you!

Each ball provides fast-acting carbohydrates for immediate energy availability and moderate protein to keep your energy going. This high-fiber snack complemented with healthy fats will promote enhanced absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (Vit A, D, E, K) and anti-inflammatory effects enhanced by the flaxseed all while satisfying your sweet tooth with nature’s candy!

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