Soft, citrusy, and so versatile! These Lemon Protein Balls are the perfect healthy snack! They’re gluten-free, vegan, and no-bake! Such a refreshing little treat to have on hand!
Easy Lemon Protein Balls Recipe
Similar to my No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bars, You only need 6 main ingredients to make these lemon protein balls! Well, technically 4 because lemon juice and lemon zest both come from 1 lemon and does water count as an ingredient? But, I digress. The point is, these protein balls are so easy to make! Oh, and if you love lemon as much as I do, definitely check out my Vegan Lemon Cookies and Lemon Baked Oatmeal!
Protein Ball Recipe Without Nut-Butter!
This recipe is 100% nut free. You don’t even need a seed butter either! We only use honey and water to help hold these protein balls together. No peanut butter or almond butter necessary. Perfect for all my nut allergy friends!
How to Make Vegan Gluten-Free Lemon Protein Balls
These protein balls are both vegan and gluten-free! Just like all of my overnight oat recipes, we use vanilla plant-based protein powder. Oat flour is another base ingredient that’s gluten-free! Learn more about the benefits of oat flour here! You simply add all the ingredients to a medium sized bowl, mix it up, and BAM! You have your healthy snacks ready to go! No more grabbing for that chip bag or cookie… these will be your new go-to!
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1. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients together until a dough forms (see notes below for tips).
2. Scoop out about 2 tsp of dough and roll between palms to form protein balls. Makes about 38 protein balls.
3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months (protein balls do get hard in freezer, so leave them out to thaw for a few minutes before enjoying).
Protein Powder: All protein powders absorb different amounts of moisture. Dough Consistency: If your protein ball dough is too dry, add a little more water. If it’s too wet, add a little more oat flour until you have desired consistency to roll into protein balls.
Sweetness: Every protein powder is different in flavor and sweetness too so adjust the honey or maple syrup to fit your taste.
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