High energy oat balls

High energy oat balls

These oat balls are a source of energy, protein and fibre, and an ideal snack for the afternoon, especially before exercise or sport.


120g rolled oats

30g vanilla whey protein powder

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

125ml soft, smooth peanut butter

3 Tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

60g raisins

2–4 tablespoons water

Serves: 18- 20 balls.  Serving size is 2 balls.
Serves: 18- 20 balls. Serving size is 2 balls.
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Setting Time: 30 Mins (no baking)
Setting Time: 30 Mins (no baking)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, protein powder, cinnamon and sunflower seeds to a large bowl.
  2. Add in peanut butter, honey and vanilla and mix.
  3. Once mixed, add the raisins. The mixture should be sticky but still crumbly.
  4. Slowly add in a little of the water using your hands so that it forms a large ball which holds it’s shape.  Slowly add a little more water if the mixture is too dry.
  5. Separate the mixture and roll into bite-size balls.
  6. Place in a container to set in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Keep them stored in the fridge and pop into a small container to transport with you.

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