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Sweet and Salty Protein Bites

  • Author: Cindy Munson
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 40 servings
  • Category: Wellness
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These No Bake, Sweet and Salty Protein Bites are loaded with protein, healthy fats and antioxidants! They are such a terrific and yummy way to start the day. Enjoy a couple with your coffee in the morning or anytime of the day that you crave a treat, but want clean eating.


Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp grass fed butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 2 scoops protein powder (I use vanilla flavor)
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup toasted coconut flakes, chopped
  • 2/3 cup roasted, salted almonds, chopped
  • 1 cup gluten free, old-fashioned oatmeal
  • dark chocolate chips, chunks or shavings (optional)
  • 3 tsp natural granular sweetener (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt butter and coconut oil in a glass bowl, in the microwave. Add all remaining ingredients. Mix well by hand.
  2. Form each ball with a 1 inch diameter cookie scoop. Place on a small plate or pan that you can fit in the freezer to set up. Use waxed or parchment between layers.
  3. Freeze for an hour and when firm, move to a Ziploc freezer bag or a freezer-safe container to store. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 95
  • Sugar: 1.4
  • Sodium: 17.6
  • Fat: 8.1
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 4.3
  • Fiber: 1.9
  • Protein: 3.1

Keywords: Protein Bites

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