By Bridgette Leeson, Product Specialist - Originally posted on MyVega.com
Quick and easy, these vegan protein balls are perfect when the 3PM growlies strike. Make them Sunday night, and enjoy throughout the week. Tip: Use this recipe as a base and experiment with adding your favorite dried fruit, chocolate chips, or shredded coconut.
Makes 12 protein balls
- 1 serving Vega One French Vanilla
- 1/2 cup nut butter (peanut, almond, or cashew)
- 1/2 cup ground chia seeds (or oats)
- 2 tsp chia seeds
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- Pinch of salt
- Optional: maple syrup, or agave nectar to taste
- Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and roll into balls. If the mixture feels too dry, add a teaspoon of water and adjust until you reach a rollable dough-like consistency.
- Store balls in an air tight container in the freezer for up to two weeks.
Bridgette Leeson - A Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN), Certified Raw Foods Chef and Vega Product Specialist, Bridgette is passionate about making food fun and accessible. She believes what we eat has a huge impact on how we feel and whole heartedly supports a holistic approach to nutrition. Experimenting in the kitchen, sharing new recipes and enjoying new culinary experiences with friends is what she’s all about. Fun fact: Bridgette is always seeking out fun ways to stay active—trying out everything from circus school to testing out her indoor cycling teacher abilities.
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