Shakeology Jack-O-Lantern Protein Balls are SCARY Good

It’s coming. Whether you’re ready or not–it’s almost Halloween! In order to make sure you aren’t tricking yourself with not-so-good-for-you treats, we took the liberty to create a guilt-free snack made with Shakeology! Using healthy ingredients and Shakeology instead of processed, chemically enhanced ingredients delivers a dash of dense nutrition rather than a sprinkling of regret.

So you’re on board, right? Shakeology makes everything you put it in a little more awesome. Okay, good.  Because while snagging a few candy bars (yes, even the “fun-sized” ones) may seem harmless, it actually is an unnecessary bump in the road. This year, truly treat yourself with our pumpkin-flavored, pumpkin-shaped Shakeology Jack-O-Lantern Protein Balls!  Who says you have to sacrifice festivities for health? Check out the recipe and make it for yourself! What do you think?

 

 

Shakeology Jack-O-Lantern Protein Balls

 

(Makes about 12 servings, 2 balls each)

  • Total Time: 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Prep Time: 15 min.
  • Cooking Time: None

 

  • ¾ cup all-natural smooth peanut butter
  • ¼ cup pure pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • ¾ cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 scoops Vanilla Shakeology
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips
  • 12 small pretzel sticks, each broken into 2 pieces

 

  1. Combine peanut butter, pumpkin, honey, oats, Shakeology, and cinnamon in a medium bowl; mix well with clean hands or a rubber spatula.
  2. Shape mixture into twenty four walnut size balls.
  3. Arrange chocolate chips in protein balls to resemble jack-o-lantern faces. Stick a pretzel piece into the top of each protein ball to make a stem.
  4. Place in airtight container; refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

 

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 184
  • Total Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 2 mg
  • Sodium: 138 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugars: 10 g
  • Protein: 9 g

 

 

Fix Portions

  • 1 Yellow
  • 3 tsp.

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