Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

By Abby Henry Singh November 9, 2017Recipes, Snacks

Sometimes maintaining a healthy weight through cancer treatment can be difficult. Weight loss is a common side effect. Adding protein powder to your diet can help you maintain a healthy weight. For a fun, sweet way to add protein to your diet, try these Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls.* They are a perfect snack to take to treatment or a great after-dinner treat.

Ingredients

  • Reduced fat creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp. Chocolate flavored protein powder

Optional add-ins:

  • Dried fruit
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds

Directions

Add ¾ cup of reduced fat peanut butter to a mixing bowl.

Add 6 tbsp. of chocolate flavored protein powder. Add two tbsp. at a time, stirring between each addition. Stir until mixture is a dough consistency.

Add optional add-ins if desired and mix well.

Roll dough into 11 balls. Place on wax paper.

Freeze overnight.

Store in freezer or refrigerator until ready to eat.

Per 1 ball serving: 10g protein, 9g carbohydrates, 6.5g fat, 3g sugar, 131 calories.

Disclaimer: If you have diabetes or are watching your sugar intake, please eat sparingly and use discretion.

*Adapted from UNJURY’s recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls.

 

Abby Henry Singh

Author Abby Henry Singh

Manger Content, Outreach, and Outcomes Abby Henry Singh is a native of Sevierville, Tennessee, and a graduate of Belmont University with a bachelor’s degree in English and history. She has been a member of PearlPoint Cancer Support for over 5 years. Previously, Singh was the Program and Outreach Manger for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter where she worked to raise disease awareness and support those diagnosed with the disease through educational programs. She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and the Belmont English alumni book club.

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