Need an afternoon snack? A protein booster after a workout? Or are you just craving chocolate? Well checkout this chocolate banana protein bites recipe, it's your new best friend.
1 medium ripe banana
1 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
1 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 cup gluten free old-fashioned oats
1 tbsp peanut butter
1 tbsp cocoa powered (or protein powder)
optional: dark chocolate chips
In a bowl, mash up banana with a fork.
Add honey and stir well, followed by chia seeds and cinnamon.
Stir in peanut butter.
Slowly add in oats, stir well.
Add in cocoa powder slowly and stir very well.
Mixture should start to bind together.
Line a small cookie sheet with wax paper.
Scoop out a rounded tablespoon and drop onto the wax paper.
You should end up with about 12 bites depending on the size you make them
Optional: you can add a view chocolate chips to the top of each one.
Place in freezer for 4 hours. And than they're ready to eat.
Store in a closed container in the freezer.
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