Protein Power Balls

One of our Mentor Moms, Martha, made these fantastic protein balls at our planning meeting for our new MOPS year and they’re amazing! You won’t be disappointed:


1 cup dry oatmeal.

1/2 cups chocolate chips.

1/2 cup peanut butter(I use chunky}.

1/2 cup ground flaxseed.

1/3 cup honey.

1 teaspoon vanilla.


Mix all together and roll into balls and refrigerate to set.

Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies -Egg and GF Free

Lunch has passed and it’s not quite dinnertime and the kiddos are hungry. It’s afternoon snack time! This is a great gluten-free and egg free recipe.


2 Ripe Bananas, Mashed

1/3 C. Peanutbutter

2/3 C Unsweetened Applesauce

1 tsp. Vanilla

1/2 tsp. Salt

1/2 tsp. Cinnamon

Dash of Ground Cloves

Dash of Ground Nutmeg

1 1/2 C Quick or Old Fashioned Oats (optional: gluten free oats)

1/4 C Nuts

1/4-1/2 C Chocolate Chips

1/4 Shredded Coconut (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Mix together the bananas, peanut butter, applesauce, vanilla, and spices. Add in the oats, nuts, chocolate chips and coconut; stir until well combined.

Spoon a rounded 2 tbsp. of the cookie mixture onto the lined baking sheet, leaving an inch or two between each and flatten slightly. I place a few more chocolate chips on top each cookie.

Bake 20-30 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan.

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