Cherry Almond Protein Energy Balls

Cherry Almond Protein Energy Balls

These portable nuggets pack a protein punch – a perfect snack for long summer days. Canola oil adds a dose of good fats to the mix and helps the body absorb the snack’s fat-soluble vitamins. Recipe courtesy of Canolainfo.com.  

  • Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups rolled oats (375 mL)

    2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

    1/3 cup honey (75 mL)

    1 scoop (or 1/4 cup/60 mL) natural whey protein powder

    1/2 cup dried tart cherries (125 mL)

    1/4 cup sliced almonds (60 mL)

  • Directions

    1. In medium bowl, thoroughly combine all ingredients.

    2. Coat hands with canola oil to prevent sticking and firmly form mixture into 1-inch (2.5-cm) balls.

    3. Keep energy balls refrigerated. May be stored in refrigerator for up to five days.

Nutritional Analysis

Serving Size
1 ball
Servings
16
Calories
97
Total Fat
3 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Cholesterol
1 mg
Sodium
6 mg
Carbohydrates
14 g
Fiber
1 g
Sugars
9 g
Protein
3 g
Potassium
6 mg