Cinnamon protein balls

Friday, September 29, 2017. Author Sky Cowans

cinnamon protein balls

Cinnamon protein balls

This protein-rich snack could help prevent people with the FTO "obesity gene variant" from overeating. The regular consumption of small, high-protein meals helps stabilize blood sugar levels and maintain satiety at mealtimes. For those looking for a post-workout snack, this is also a great option! Light and portable, this snack helps with muscle repair and development, slows down the entry of sugar into the bloodstream, preventing blood glucose spikes and crashes.

Makes 5 balls

Ingredients:

1/3 cup almond flour (35g)

1 egg white (whipped) (30g)

1 scoop protein powder (25g)

1 large date chopped (36g)

1 tsp ground cinnamon (7g)

Instructions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Whisk the egg white until fluffy 
  3. Mix all ingredients until well combined 
  4. Knead the dough 
  5. Use hands to create 5 equal sized balls 
  6. Place on un-greased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes 

Macronutrients (5 balls):

Carbohydrates: 33g

Protein: 23g

Fat: 4g

Calories: 217

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