Written by: Drew Canole
Summer is the perfect time to be active in nature. Whether you love going for long runs, enjoying some beautiful hikes, swimming in open water, playing beach volleyball with your friends, running around with your kids, playing fetch with your puppies, doing yoga in the grass or whatever else, you will need something to refuel your body with.
There Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls are the ultimate energy-filled snacks you can give to your body. They are high in protein, free from processed sugar, gluten-free, vegan and absolutely delicious. They are easy to make and ready within a few minutes.
The sweetness of these balls comes from dates. Dates are not only nature’s candy, but they are also excellent for your digestion, bones, blood, heart and immune system. They are high in iron and fill your body with energy.
The chia seeds will fuel your body with anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and extra protein.
The walnuts and hazelnuts are also there for you as healthy fat and protein sources.
To make sure you meet all your protein requirements, we have added 2 scoops of Organifi Protein Powder to the recipe. You can use either the chocolate or the vanilla flavor. It’s up to you and your preference. Organifi is made with the best organic ingredients, plant-based protein and digestive enzymes. You can add it to your smoothies, mix it with water or sneak it into recipes like this one.
These protein balls are perfect for kids and adults alike. They keep you away from processed snacks and sugar-filled energy bars and keep your body satisfied and nourished for a long period of time.
Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls
Makes approx: 12-15 balls
Instructions:1. In a food processor, pulse the dates into small pieces and form a sticky ball.
Once you try these balls, you will realize that you can’t get enough of them and may want to have them every day. Don’t worry, it’s all healthy and good, your body will thank you for having these regularly.
If you don’t have Organifi Complete Protein at home, make sure to pick some up. While you are at it, pick up a bottle of Organifi Green Juice as well. Note: you can add that to this recipe too for some green superfood powers!
Do you have other protein-filled snack recipes for this summer? Share them in the comments below. We would love to try them out.
Organifi Complete Protein is our very own VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, ORGANIC protein powder that doubles as a multivitamin! It’s creamy and delicious. Getting enough daily protein has been shown to help support weight loss, muscle tone, improve immunity and boost energy. Get Your Bottle HERE.
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