Strawberry Nut Crunch Balls



 

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups natural peanut butter
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 6 scoops strawberry protein powder
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup Kelogg's rice chex (crushed) or rice krispies
 

Nutrition

  • Amount: 1 ball
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat (g): 7
  • Sodium (mg): 90
  • Carb (g): 9
  • Fiber (g): 2
  • Protein (g): 7

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Directions

  • In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas.
  • Combine peanut butter and mashed bananas.
  • In a separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients (protein powder, oats, crushed cereal).
  • Add the dry ingredients to the peanut butter and banana mixture and combine.
  • Roll each ball to be about 1 in. x 1 in.
  • Place in a sealable container or Ziploc baggie to store for later.


Cooking Tip

These energy balls are great as a grab and go snack to help fuel or refuel your muscles pre or post training/competition. Consume two energy balls post training/competition for an easy high protein recovery snack.


Performance Fact

These balls are rich in iron, which helps produce red blood cells to keep your body efficient at delivering oxygen to muscles. Additionally, the fiber in the oats and healthy fats in the peanut butter will keep you feeling full longer.