What are the best kids’ snacks? The ones they actually eat! Of course, as a parent, you also want to make sure they’re getting a balance of essential nutrients. But a healthy snack that ticks off all the boxes is as magical as a unicorn – something you only find in dreams. Well, wake up, because these kid-approved chocolate-peanut butter protein balls are very, very real. Low in added sugar, they offer adequate protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats. Have the kids help you bring the no-bake bites to life, and then you’ll all become believers.
Makes 14 balls
Macros per ball: 72 calories | 2 g net carbs | 7.5 g protein
3 scoops chocolate protein powder
1/2 cup powdered peanut butter
1/3 cup stevia-sweetened chocolate chips
2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
2 Tbsp. flaxseed meal
2 Tbsp. walnuts, chopped (optional)
- In a large bowl, add all ingredients and mix until well combined.
- Divide mixture into about 14, one-ounce portions (2 tablespoons per ball) and roll into balls.
- Store in fridge to maintain freshness.