No Bake Oatmeal Protein Energy Cookies/balls

One of my WONDERFUL staff members brought in a recipe that I wanted to share so I wanted to do the same and return the favor to YOU!

ENJOY!

*Keep in mind, you can add or subtract different ingredients to your liking that will work best for you

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled or quick oats
  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder (~2 scoops)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 T chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter (or any nut butter)* Make sure it is drippy. If not, you may need to add in extra liquid at the end.
  • 3 T natural honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup raisins, chocolate chips, craisins or preferred add-in
  • 2-4 T Liquid (i.e -almond milk, milk, water etc…)

Instructions

  1. Add oats, protein powder, cinnamon, and chia seeds to a large bowl.
  2. add in peanut butter, honey and vanilla extract. Stir to combine.
  3. Add in raisins (or preferred add-in). Mixture should be slightly sticky but still crumbly.
  4. Slowly add in liquid 1 tablespoon at a time and using hands (get dirty!) combine until it comes together in a sticky ball that holds together. If mixture is too dry, add in more liquid but not so much that it won’t hold shape.
  5. Roll into balls using hands.
  6. Place in a container to set in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Store in fridge until ready to eat. Lasts up to two weeks in fridge!

-Recipe by the Healthy Maven

 

 

 

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