Gluten-free / Vegan
No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie Protein Balls
Prep 6 mins
Peanuts contain a wealth of beneficial compounds that promote a healthy cardiovascular system when incorporated into your regular diet.
Peanuts are high in monosaturated fat, vitamins B & E, oleic acid and are rich in antioxidants. In fact, peanuts are equally as rich in antioxidants as some types of fruits!
Remember the time when it felt like peanut butter was always in the news? It's healthy, it's not healthy – well, which is it? That depends.
When shopping for peanut butter, keep your eyes on the nutrition. Here's our shortlist of ingredients to stay clear of:
- Added sugars
- Added oils
- Added salt
If your market has a bulk food section, check to see if they have a nut butter press or dispenser. These machines produce fresh nut butter on the spot with the only ingredients you need: nuts and good old H20.