Recipe collaboration with @wonderandcharm
Note: Our hazelnut oatmeal has been discontinued. Feel free to check out our other flavors here!
What are energy balls?
There are so many different recipes for these across the web, and you might even recognize them under a different name as well, such as energy bites, protein balls, power balls, raw truffles, and more. They're essentially a no-bake bar in the shape of a ball and it's usually a combination of healthy fats, protein, and carbs to give you energy as an afternoon pick-me-up.
How to make energy balls?
Most energy ball recipes contain a blend of oats, nut butter, nuts and dates. Sometimes you'll find adaptogens, superfood powders, protein powder and more. While the foundation is essentially the same, the variations and flavor combinations are endless!
This recipe for our hazelnut energy balls will probably make it to your top 3 healthy afternoon snacks for kids (or adults). They taste like ferrero rochers but guilt-free and only uses the best ingredients. Don't have kids? Make these for yourself and slay your day like the badass that you are.
Hazelnut Energy Balls
Yields: 8 servings
- 2x Mylk Labs Oatmeal Cup, any flavor**
- 6 tbsp chocolate almond butter, or nut butter of choice
- 1 tsp Flax Seeds
- ¼ cup manuka honey or maple syrup
- ¼ cup roasted hazelnuts
- Combine all the ingredients into a food processor. Blend until completely combined. If the mixture is too dry add more syrup 1 tbsp at a time.
- Scoop 1 ½ tbsp and shape into balls.
- Place on a parchment paper and chill for 10 minutes. Enjoy!
**Our hazelnut oatmeal has been discontinued. Check out our other flavors here!
The Wonder & Charm blog is run by Alyssa & Marissa Barcena-- twin sisters who are self-taught bakers with a love for photography. Their blogging mission is to create recipes that are simple & fun to satisfy any sweet tooth.
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