Protein Balls with Raspberry Habañero Hempeh, Chia Seeds, and Dark Chocolate

Protein packed | Energy Rich | Vegan | Gluten Free

Want some protein? Want some energy? We’ve got your answer with these two-bite protein balls.

During the week, our brekfast usually consists of anything and everything quick. If you remember, we shared these oat, walnut, and rosemary bars a while back. But now we have a new go-to, and they pack a major punch! They are quick, easy, full of protein and energy, and keep us filling full. With minimal bake time, and a food processor, you can have these babies cranked out in no time. Loaded with hempeh, oats, and chia seeds; they fill you up, and keep you going.

We added the Raspberry Habañero Hempeh from Smiling Hara for extra protein and flavor. Alternative methods include: using your favorite hempeh/tempeh narinated in jam and spices, or mixing in nuts and topping with jam like we did here .

So if you’re looking for a quick and healthy breakfast, an energy filled snack, or a tasty dose of protein, add these to your recipe collection pronto stat!

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Protein Balls with Raspberry Habañero Hempeh, Chia Seeds, and Dark Chocolate
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 15 Minutes
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 15 Minutes
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. To a food processor, add bananas. Process for 25 seconds.
  3. Add oats and hempeh, process for an additional 15 seconds (leaving some oats whole is fine).
  4. Stir in chia seeds and salt.
  5. Placing an inch apart on prepared baking sheet, roll mixture into 15-18 evenly sized balls.
  6. Break chocolate into pieces that equal the amount of rolled balls. Make a small well in the top of each ball, and a nestle a chunk of chocolate into each well.
  7. Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until firm.
Recipe Notes

*May be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
*Makes 15-18 balls depending on size.

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