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Protein Ball Recipe {Gingerbread Protein Bites}

October 18, 2018

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Gingerbread Protein Ball Recipe

An easy protein ball recipe is one of my favorite snacks to keep the holiday munchies at bay!  These little snacks are packed with protein and taste just like a gingerbread cookie!

gingerbread protein ball recipe is a healthy holiday snack

I have a severe sweet tooth and I love dessert and sweets.  Every meal has to have a sweet ending!  But, if you’re like me and trying to eat healthy, then decadent desserts have to be an indulgence, not an everyday occurrence!

Finding a simple snack like a yummy protein ball recipe is an easy way to pump up the protein and save on sugar and calories!

gingerbread protein balls are a quick and healthy holiday snack

The holidays don’t have to be any different!  You can enjoy holiday treats and your favorite holiday flavors and still make progress in your health!

How Do I Avoid Holiday Weight Gain?

Holiday weight is something I try to avoid each year!  I love the holidays and to enjoy my favorite foods.  But feeling overly stuffed and bloated is no fun!

Feeling bloated after the holidays?  These tips will help you to get rid of bloat quickly!

You can enjoy the holidays and still maintain your healthy routine!  It doesn’t mean sacrificing fun!  It just means planning ahead and making some good choices!

My Top 3 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight gain are stay hydrated, enjoy treats in moderation, and stay active!  If you focus on these three things, you will be able to enjoy the holidays and gain momentum in your fitness journey!  Healthy holiday snacks like my gingerbread protein ball recipe will help you stay on track!

Read more of my top tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Gingerbread Protein Ball Recipe

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this gingerbread protein ball recipe is a perfect healthy holiday snack

Gingerbread Protein Balls Recipe

Servings 18 balls


  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 servings vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until well incorporated.

    Scoop out approximately 18 balls with a small cookie scooper. Roll balls for even sizing.

    Place balls on plate and freeze for 10 minutes before serving if eating immediately.

    Store frozen and thaw for 5 minutes before serving.

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this gingerbread protein ball recipe is a perfect healthy holiday snack

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