Healthy Protein Snacks – Protein Power Balls

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Healthy Protein Snacks – Protein Power Balls

Want a healthy, protein-filled snack on the go? Something your kids will love too? Look no further – these chewy, sweet treats combine a protein-rich trio of pumpkin, hemp and sunflower seeds, but our kids think they are all chocolate! One of our favourite healthy protein snacks!

Healthy Protein Snacks – Protein Power Balls

Healthy Protein Snacks – Protein Power Balls

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 ½ cups pitted dates
  • ½ cup coconut flour (or ¾ cup rolled oats)
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2-3 tbsp chocolate protein powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Process the pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds and coconut flour, until fine and crumbly.
  2. Add the dates and process slightly.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and process until mixture forms a ball (may take a few minutes)
  4. Roll about 1tsp into balls
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Quick Tips:

  • Mix up the seeds for variety

  • Try nuts instead, if you don’t have allergies

  • Try figs instead of dates, or even apricots

  • Your kids can help too!

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Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

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