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Athlete's Energy Balls

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  • 1 cup Kodiak Cakes™ Protein Oats
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed, ground
  • 1 Tbsp. honey (slightly warmed in microwave)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)
  • 3 Tbsp. dark chocolate (>72% cacao)

Warm honey will slightly melt the chocolate pieces. The goal is not to melt the chocolate completely but soften it slightly. 


  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Place chocolate in a plastic baggie and zip to close. Using a soft mallet, break the chocolate into small pieces. 
  3. Mix all the above ingredients together in a medium bowl, stirring well to combine. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for approximately 30 minutes. 
  4. Remove bowl from the refrigerator and roll mixture into 14 balls. 
  5. Place balls into a container, spaced out so they do not stick together. Cover and refrigerate until ready to enjoy.

Nutritional Analysis 
Serves: 14 | Serving Size: 1 Ball

Calories: 214        
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Protein: 9 g
Sodium: 83 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Calcium: 364 mg
Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, LD, Cooper Clinic Nutrition.