Weekend Cheat Food: Protein Peanut Butter Balls
This has got to be one of the best weekend cheat foods on the planet! Protein peanut butter balls are quick and easy to make, extremely nutritious and will pack on muscle power like almost nothing else!
Just think, melted peanut butter with whey and oats in the oven and the yummy smell perforating throughout your home….seriously….
Need I say more?
Protein Peanut Butter Balls Recipe:
2 scoops chocolate or vanilla whey protein powder (Try Optimum Platinum Hydrowhey which is lactose free)
1/4 cup honey
3/4 cup raw oats
1 cup peanut butter
Protein Peanut Butter Balls Directions:
Mix all these ingredients in a large bowl.
Powder your hands with some flour (to prevent stickiness).
Form into small 1″ balls and place on a bake sheet.
Place in oven at 375 degrees for 5-10 minutes.
This should make a serving which will last you at least a couple weeks. Store remainder in a tupperware container in the fridge…yes they are good cold too!
Remember this is a weekend cheat food, these peanut butter balls are rich in calories but the whey gives you high quality protein, the oats give you fiber and low glycemic carbs, the honey will help boost your immune system and the peanut butter will provide you with healthy unsaturated fats and antioxidants.
Another idea is to freeze them and have them as a killer treat. So next time you’re working out think of this as your motivator and go extra hard!
What do you think of this weekend cheat food? Please leave a comment below…