Chocolate Almond Protein Energy Bites
These Chocolate Almond Protein Energy Balls are tasty little protein bites that are perfect to grab on the go! They're SO yummy and have 5 grams of protein in each ball!
- 1 cup raw unsalted almonds
- 1 Premier Protein Cookies & Cream Protein Shake
- 1/2 cup quick oats
- 1 1/2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 1/2 Tbsp. honey or agave
- 1/4 cup Enjoy Life mini chocolate chips
Pour almonds into a bowl. Cover with Cookies & Cream Protein Shake and let soak several hours or overnight.
Using a straining spoon, take almonds out of the bowl, straining them from the protein shake and place into a good blender. Add 3 Tbsp. of protein shake used to soak the almonds into the blender with the almonds and pulse until almonds are mostly ground up.
Add in the oats, cocoa, vanilla, honey or agave (or other favorite sweetener) and 3 more Tbsp. of protein shake used to soak the almonds into the blender and blend together. Add in additional protein shake one tablespoon at a time if needed, but mixture should be thick.
When mixture is combined and mostly blended, scoop out into a bowl and fold in chocolate chips. Roll into energy balls and store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Enjoy!