Everybody loves sweets to satisfy your sweet cravings today I am going to share a healthy homemade protein balls recipe with you all. Protein balls go by many names, including energy bites and just “balls”. Regardless of what you call them, they are one of the best snacks to have on hand for healthy snacking.

While some people prefer store-bought protein bars, I enjoy making homemade protein balls because I have control over the ingredients and they are more affordable. Additionally, coming up with different flavor combinations is a fun experience!

Are protein balls good for you?

Protein balls can be a good snack option for those looking to increase their protein intake in a healthy way. They typically contain ingredients such as nuts, seeds, protein powder, and natural sweeteners, which can provide a good source of protein, fiber, healthy fats, and vitamins and minerals.

How To Make Protein Balls


  • 1/2 cup Peanut butter (120 ml)
  • 1/4 cup Maple syrup (60 ml)
  • 1/2 cup Almond / Oat flour
  • 2 tbsp Unsweetened cocoa powder or Chocolate Flavoured Protein Powder


  • 1/3 cup Crushed peanuts


Step 1: In a bowl add 1/2 cup peanut butter, add 1/2 cup almond flour or oat flour, add unsweetened cocoa powder or Chocolate Flavoured Protein Powder, add 1/4 cup maple syrup for sweetness and mix all the ingredients together.

Add Peanut Butter
Add Almond Flour
Add Protein Powder
Add Maple Syrup
Mix All Together
Mixture Is Ready

You can use your own:

Homemade peanut butter 

Homemade almond flour

Step 2: Roll the mixture and make small balls with your hands.

Make Small Balls

Step 3: Roll each ball in the roasted peanuts. That’s it, your Homemade protein balls are ready.

Check here: How to roast the peanuts in the air fryer

Roll balls in roasted peanuts
Homemade protein balls ready
Ready Homemade protein balls

Store in the fridge and it stays good for a week. It’s a perfect healthy snack do try these protein balls and satisfy your sweet cravings.

How many protein balls should you eat a day?

As a general guideline, it’s recommended to consume protein balls in moderation as a healthy protein snack, rather than as a meal replacement. Most recipes make around 10-12 balls, and one or two balls can be a suitable serving size for a snack.

How long do protein balls last in the fridge?

To ensure the freshness of your protein balls, it’s recommended to store them properly. You can keep them in an airtight container in the fridge for a week or up to a month. You can enjoy your protein balls as Healthy protein snacks anytime.


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