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Since I am doing a 30 Day Challenge of No Sweets I decided I would make a “protein dessert” that I can eat!  You also know that I am a protein FREAK, so I love making snacks that include just that 🙂  I also make a lot of “balls” recipes, hmm…

The long waited….

Cinnamon Almond Butter Protein Balls

These are great pre or post workout!

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  • 1 cup Almond Butter (I used chunky)
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder (any brand is fine- You could also use chocolate)



  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Roll into balls (My recipe made 12)
  • Refrigerate
  • Enjoy!

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It’s that easy guys and gals!

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Nutritional Info:

(One Protein Ball)

  • 156 Calories
  • 12 g Fat
  • 9 g Carbs
  • 2.3 g Fiber
  • 5.5 g sugar (From honey) The honey helps everything stick together too
  • 7 g protein

Also since the first winner of the Chobani FREE GIVEAWAY never contacted me, I am picking a new winner!

The New Winner is:



I tweeted:

Kate ‏@paprikate

I love Cherry greek yogurt. I had no idea Chobani had an apple cinnamon flavor – that would be right up my alley! I’d love to try it

#fitcupcaker .. I want to win a free case of Chobani from

Kate please email me at with your contact information so we can get you some free CHO!!

What is your favorite Protein Snack?

Do you prefer chunky or smooth Almond Butter?


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