The Perfect 5-Ingredient Workout Treat
The Perfect 5-Ingredient Workout Treat
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    Many pre-workout snacks involve too much prep time, but this quick fix will help you reserve all your energy for the gym. These peanut butter protein balls taste like chocolate chip cookie dough but offer the ideal blend of protein and carbs you need before a tough strength-training session. Roll these up ahead of time, and pop two an hour before your workout. Peanut Butter Protein BallsFrom Tiffani Bachus, Oxygen Magazine Ingredients1/3 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed 3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips Directions Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Roll into 10 balls (about 1 heaping tablespoon per serving). Refrigerate to firm up balls, overnight for best results. Enjoy! Information Category Snacks Cuisine North American Yield Makes 10 balls (5 servings) Nutrition Calories per serving 213 Average ( votes): Print recipe

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed 3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 17 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.44%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.24%
    • Sodium: 2 mg 0.1%
    • Calcium: 6 mg 0.6%
    • Potassium: 12 mg 0.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.43%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.12%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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