Preparation time: 15 minutes Chilling time: 1 hour Makes: Approximately 12 protein balls
- 100 grams rolled oats
- 60 grams mixed nuts (such as almonds, cashews, and walnuts), roughly chopped
- 2 tablespoons Juspy collagen protein powder
- 60 grams unsweetened Kelkin peanut butter
- 60 milliliters honey or maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a food processor, add the rolled oats and mixed nuts. Pulse a few times until the oats and nuts are broken down into smaller pieces. This will provide texture and crunch to your protein balls.
- Transfer the oat and nut mixture to a mixing bowl. Add the Juspy collagen protein powder and sea salt. Mix well, ensuring that the ingredients are evenly combined.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, warm the unsweetened Kelkin peanut butter for a few seconds until it becomes easier to stir. Add the warm peanut butter, honey or maple syrup, and vanilla extract to the oat and nut mixture. Stir until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined and the mixture becomes sticky.
- Place the mixture in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes. Chilling the mixture will make it easier to handle and shape into balls.
- Once the mixture has chilled, remove it from the refrigerator. Take small portions of the mixture and roll them between your hands to form compact balls. The size of the balls can vary based on your preference, but aim for bite-sized portions.
- Place the protein balls on a baking sheet or a plate lined with parchment paper. Repeat the process until all the mixture has been used.
- For an added touch of sweetness and presentation, you can sprinkle a pinch of sea salt on top of each protein ball.
- Return the protein balls to the refrigerator and let them chill for at least 1 hour. The cold temperature will help the balls set and firm up.
- Once chilled and firm, the sweet and salty nutty protein balls are ready to be enjoyed. They make for a convenient and nutritious snack on the go.
- Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. These protein balls are a perfect grab-and-go option, whether you need a quick pick-me-up during the day or a post-workout snack.
The combination of mixed nuts, Juspy collagen protein powder, unsweetened Kelkin peanut butter, and a touch of sea salt provides a delightful balance of flavors and textures. The natural sweetness from the honey or maple syrup enhances the overall taste without being overpowering.
These protein balls are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients from the nuts and Juspy collagen protein powder. The nuts offer healthy fats, protein, and essential minerals, while Juspy collagen protein powder provides 17g of clean protein per serving, supporting your skin, joints, hair, and nails.
Enjoy these sweet and salty nutty protein balls as a satisfying snack, an energy booster, or a guilt-free treat. Remember to keep them refrigerated for the best texture and flavor