Chewy Peanut Butter Protein Balls

With Thriving Protein


This recipe is perfect as a treat for school lunchboxes, as an afternoon pick-me-up to keep the kids happy before dinner or just any time they need a delicious treat. These peanut butter protein balls are a scrumptious combination of carbohydrate, protein and fat to nourish them and keep their energy levels up without the crash half an hour later. The fats and protein help to slow the release of sugar, which reduces the sugar spike that happens with many other treats. 

Peanut butter contains vitamin B6, which is known to reduce inflammation, and Magnesium, which helps with electrolyte balance and metabolism. 

Our Thriving Protein is a source of plant-based proteins and the combination of pea and brown rice protein makes it a complete protein that provides all the essential amino acids. It contains pre and probiotics for a healthy tummy and its impressive nutrient profile all comes from whole food sources, making it suitable for people of all ages! 

Like any treat, these balls are designed to be consumed in moderation (and no, the whole batch in one sitting isn't moderation - sorry)! But unlike other treats, these are not empty calories! You know that you are providing lots of vitamins and minerals, as well as a combination of all of your macronutrients. Definite parent-win right here. 

Also, you can easily substitute another nut butter if peanut butter isn't for you!


Ingredients

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

PRODUCTS

10 The Wholefood Pantry Deglet Nour Dates

2 tbsp Thriving Protein Smooth Vanilla

1 tbsp The Wholefood Pantry Cold Pressed Coconut Oil

1 tbsp The Wholefood Pantry Maple Syrup

Pinch of The Wholefood Pantry Pink Himalayan Crystal Salt 


1. Soak the dates in boiling water for 5 minutes to drain. 

2. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until a smooth consistency forms.

3. Roll into small kid bite-sized balls and place in the fridge to set. 

Makes 6-8 

Products

Thriving Protein Smooth Vanilla

Thriving Protein Smooth Vanilla

From $49.95

Organic Deglet Nour Pitted Dates

Organic Deglet Nour Pitted Dates

$9.95

Organic Cold Pressed Coconut Oil

Organic Cold Pressed Coconut Oil

$16.95

Organic Canadian 100% Maple Syrup

Organic Canadian 100% Maple Syrup

$15.95

Pink Himalayan Crystal Salt

Pink Himalayan Crystal Salt

$6.95



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