Nutrition

Peanut Butter Protein Ball Recipe

I’ve never been about protein shakes like every other person in the fitness industry. Protein supplements aren’t necessary in most people’s diets. In fact, I went vegan for a month and ate 50% less protein than I was used to and still made gains with no supplements!   Personally, I don’t use protein or any other supplements on a regular basis in my own meal plans either. The times that I do incorporate protein supplementation are for fun and delicious recipes. Protein recipes are great for pre or post workout when you’re craving something sweet vs. savory. When I do have protein powder, I’m either making protein pancakes, cookies, ice cream, or oats. Today I’m making protein “energy” balls!   Its stupid simple to make; anyone can do it and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare (and less than 24 hours to devour on your own).    

Ingredients needed: protein powder, peanut butter, honey, almond milk, and chocolate chips.

Mix all of your ingredients together in a bowl, omitting the chocolate chips. Once you have a consistent texture in the mix, roll the dough into balls. Add the chocolate chips to the outside of the protein balls. Put them in the freezer for 1-2 hours and they’re ready to eat!

 

protein recipe for meal prep and weight loss

 

Let me know in the comments below what other recipes or meals you would like to see!