Video recipe: No-bake oatmeal protein balls

This no-bake recipe offers up a balance of protein and fiber. And with a dash of peanut butter, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips, it can satisfy your sweet tooth, too.

We made our no-bake protein balls with chia seeds, honey, and oatmeal—ingredients you can probably find in your pantry today. Learn how to make them yourself with this recipe video.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oatmeal
  • 1/3 Cup Honey
  • ¼ Cup Chia Seeds
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • ½ Cup Peanut Butter
  • ¼ Cup Chocolate Chips
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes

Recipe Serves: A Dozen

Directions

  1. Mix ingredients into a large ball
  2. Roll mixture into small balls
  3. Cover balls with cocoa powder and place on sheet or plate

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