High Protein Snacks

8 Easy Protein Balls Recipes | No-Bake Protein & Energy Balls

These protein balls and energy balls can be whipped up in a blender in 30 seconds flat.

Protein balls make delicious, handy snacks to eat on-the-go. Struggle to keep your hands off the office biscuit tin, or that convenient chocolate bar? Roll up some protein balls for a snack that’ll keep you powering on until dinner time.

You’ll also never get sick of the same snack with a few different protein ball combos to try. From indulgent chocolate brownie, to lemon, or peanut butter — there’s one for every occasion.

Here are some recipes that will help you indulge in a treat while reaching your goals!

1. 3-Ingredient Brownie Bites

Need a snack that hits the spot every time? These chocolatey brownie protein balls are the perfect way to indulge. Whether you scoff them between meals, or as a high-protein truffle replacement after dinner, you won’t be disappointed.

Makes: 10 balls

2. Carrot Cake Protein Balls

Love the cake but not the calories? Opt for a healthier option with that extra protein boost thanks to these carrot cake protein balls. Spiced up with cinnamon and a good crunch from walnuts and almonds, you’ll enjoy every single bite.

carrot cake protein balls

Makes: 15

3. Lemon Protein Balls

Looking to add some zing to your snack time? Take a bite of these protein balls to add energy to your day. With added Maca powder for antioxidants and energy, you’ll be ready to take on the toughest of days.

No-Bake Protein Doughnut recipe

Makes: 10

4. Chocolate Blueberry Protein Balls

Blueberries are packed with antioxidants, so why not stuff them into your protein balls too? Made with sweet and tasty rocky road flavour Impact Whey Protein, you can enjoy the indulgent flavour without giving up on what’s good for you.

chocolate protein balls

Makes: 15

5. Peanut Butter & Honey Protein Balls

This is an absolute classic combination for your protein ball repertoire. Peanut butter is packed with protein and healthy fats, making it a great addition to your post-workout snacks. Blended with sweet and sticky honey, this ball is utter perfection.

peanut butter protein balls

Makes: 20

6. Cacao & Orange Protein Balls

Chocolate and orange is just divine. Mix this with low sugar and plenty of protein and you’ve just created pure heaven. 5 ingredients is all it takes…

Peanut butter protein balls

Makes: 15

7. Pecan Pie Energy Balls

Although it’s hard for us, we know it’s not always about protein, so here’s a recipe to top up on those all-important healthy carbs for an extra burst of energy. Also, they taste just like the dessert, so you don’t want to miss out on these!

Sweet Potato Protein Balls

Makes: 10

8. Low-Carb Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Looking for a low-carb and high-protein option? Well, you’ve hit the jackpot. This one’s packed with protein from Impact Whey and peanut butter and contains flaxseed powder to bind it all together, so that you can enjoy 10.3g of protein and only 2.4g carbs in each ball.

Protein Chocolate Balls

Makes: 15

Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you’re concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.

Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.

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