It is nice to have a healthy snack on hand for the kids after school or to eat in the car when driving between activities. Quick and easy to make, these protein bites fit the bill. You can also substitute crispy rice cereal for the puffed quinoa.
Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Protein Bites
- 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter
- 3/4 cup puffed quinoa
- 1 1/2 cups almond flour
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/4 tsp. sea salt
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate
In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients except the chocolate chips. Mix together well until it forms a soft dough. Mix in the chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate. Roll the mixture into balls. Place the protein bites in the freezer until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days or in the freezer for a month.