If you're over 40, you need more protein to build muscle and lose weight. 

These bites will keep you full and full of energy!

Portable Plant-based Protein Bites from 40-Year-Old Vegan

Sandra Sellani co-author of the award-winning 40-Year-Old Vegan Cookbook (bit.ly/2JVMLBL) makes Portable Plant-based Protein Bites on LunchBreakLIVE at 1230 PT/330 ET. www.facebook.com/JaneVelezMitchell/#veganFeaturing Vega Protein Powder and Crazy Richard's Peanut Butter

Posted by Jane Velez-Mitchell on Sunday, April 8, 2018

Portable Plant-based Protein Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop Vega Vanilla Protein and Greens Powder
  • ½ c. good quality sugar-free peanut butter or almond butter
  • ½ c. rolled oats
  • 1 T. chia seeds
  • 1 T. flax meal
  • 1 T. cacao nibs
  • 1 T. chopped pecans
  • ½ t. alcohol free vanilla
  • ½ t. matcha powder
  • Pinch of sea salt

Garnishes

  • Chopped pecans or other nuts
  • Black sesames seeds
  • Cranberries
  • Chopped apricots
  • Brown rice cereal
  • Turmeric Powder

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients except matcha powder.
  2. Form into balls. If mixture is to dry, wet your hands. If too moist, add more protein powder.
  3. Lightly sprinkle matcha powder on the balls, then roll in the garnishes to cover the ball.
  4. Let cool in fridge for four hours or freezer for one hour
  5. Eat and enjoy!