Peanut Butter Cacao Nib Balls

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I have tried so many protein and energy bars that are filled with unrecognizable ingredients. I wanted something that would give me some sugar and protein before a workout.

You will need the following ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Dark chocolate peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp sweetened cacao nibs
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp coarsely ground flax seed
  • 1 cup quaker oats

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Pour 1 cup of oats into a bowl along with the cacao nibs, chia seeds.

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Microwave the chocolate peanut butter for 20 seconds so it is soft.

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Mix together to form the dough. Roll into round balls. I made 8 balls total.

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Then roll the balls in the flax seed. Place in the refrigerator and enjoy.

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I also keep a few in the freezer for a late night snack.

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