Did you know know that the average American only consumes 14g of fiber each day? Did you also know that the minimum amount of fiber a human should consume daily is 20-25g? Do you fall into the 14g a day category? If so, these Power Balls are going to save your life. They are chalk-full of delicious fiber (7.5g in fact!) and will keep you satisfied all afternoon.
These little peanut butter bombs are awesome. I almost can't keep them in sight... they are THAT good. When you make them, put them in the fridge- out of sight, out of mind. Bon appetite!
Try out this recipe and let me know in the comments below! You can also tag me on social media using the hashtag #empopfitness and we can connect there as well!
2/3 cup natural peanut butter
1 1/2 tablespoons honey (or other syrup sweetener)
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup rice crispies (or brown puffed rice)
1/4 cup peanut butter chips
2 tablespoons flax seeds
1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
1. In a medium size bowl, melt peanut butter in microwave for 30-45 seconds. Remove and add in the rest of the ingredients. Mix until fully incorporated- should be stiff yet still sticky.
2. Roll into rounded tablespoon sized balls. Place on wax paper-lined sheet.
3. Place in refrigerator until hard. Keep in airtight container until gone!
Makes 10 (2 per serving)
Macro details per serving:
Fat: 22 | Carbohydrate: 29.5 | Protein: 12