Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls | Model Behaviors

Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls

I love when our Behaviorists come to me with a favorite recipe! This week the lovely Rachel Santschi shares one of her favorite healthy snacks to make. It’s quick, delicious, and best of all gives you a great midday protein boost!

Keep reading for Rachel’s Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls recipe!


For a working woman who’s constantly on the go, I prefer a good go-to snack that will satisfy my sweet tooth and curb my appetite. Let me introduce you to my solution for protein on the go—a sweet and delicious, protein-packed goodie! It’s a quick, no-baking-required, easy recipe and an incredible snack or dessert.

Here’s how you whip up this goody.

Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls | Model Behaviors


Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls | Model Behaviors

 

Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls
 
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Serves: 24 balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup peanut butter or almond butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup chocolate chips - I prefer dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 scoop of whey protein powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup coconut flakes (optional—I think it adds a nice flavor, but not everyone likes coconut)
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a medium bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Use your hands to roll the mixture into small balls. Place each ball on wax paper or set on a plate. When you’ve rolled all of the mixture, let the balls chill in the fridge.
  3. After a half hour or so, enjoy!
Notes
I put two or three pieces into small snack bags so they’re easily accessible to grab before I leave for work and serve as a perfect treat later in the day.

These are a great snack that give you the boost of energy you need, while also serving as a healthier sweet!

Sweet and Salty Oatmeal Balls | Model Behaviors

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