For all you peanut butter fans out there… this one is for you! A couple of these are perfect for a post-workout snack, or a very filling little sweet after a meal. My husband says it’s like eating a peanut butter cup without the excessive sugar.
As all my recipes are, this one has to be the easiest to make yet!
Total prep time-just 5 minutes!
- 6 Dates or 4 Medjool Dates. If you don’t have a heavy duty blender, you may want to push out the pits inside of the dates before you put them in to the mix.
- 1 scoop (25g) Natural Protein Powder (whatever you have is probably fine! This is what I had in the cabinet leftover from last year. I used Vanilla, but next time I’m going to try with Chocolate Shakeology to get the Chocolate Peanut Butter taste).
- 4 tablespoons Crunchy or Natural Peanut Butter. As a warning, this ends up being nearly half of your jar! I had just enough left.
- 2 teaspoons Chia Seeds. My NutriBullet ground them up pretty well at the same time with everything else, but you may want to grind them first a little bit if you don’t want the texture coming out in the protein balls.
Put all the ingredients into a blender, food processor, or I just used our Nutribullet. After a couple of quick pulses, the mixture was already soft and not sticky. Take the dough and roll into tablespoon size balls.
I put them in the freezer for about 3-5 minutes and took them out to enjoy a couple immediately! I’m planning to have a few in the fridge during the week for a grab and go filler.