No Bake Protein Balls

No Bake Protein Balls

“This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review

My husband grew up in Minnesota, where dairy farms stretch as far as the eye can see and milk is consumed three times a day.  Even at age 40 his favorite snack is still either milk and cereal or milk and cookies, which he sometimes sneaks when he thinks I’m asleep at night.  As much as he loves milk, it often gives him a discomfort in his chest.  He isn’t as inquisitive as me about health and had never really looked into it more, rather he just chalked it up as “one of those things”.  If he had done some research, he would have found that 1 in 4 Americans actually have discomfort after drinking milk.  Only 5-7% of the population has been clinically diagnosed with a lactose intolerance medical condition.

Great news from  a2 Milk® Company is that folks like my husband don’t have to live with that discomfort, or do away with milk altogether.  Their  a2 Milk®  tackles the issue with most of the conventional and even organic milks on the U.S. market, which is that they have A1 protein.  This A1 protein leads to many people’s discomfort, and the  a2 Milk® Company takes this head-on by specially selecting a2 cows whose milk is naturally free of the A1 protein.

No Bake Protein Balls

The difference in  a2 Milk®  from other brands is in its taste, too.  The purity shines through for a smooth and unadulterated taste.  It’s some of the best milk that me and my husband have ever tasted.  After one sip I think you’ll will see exactly what I mean.    Another big differentiator in  a2 Milk® is how much healthier it is compared to other alternatives.  There are 6x the amount of calcium as a soy beverages, approximately 8x the protein of almond beverages and 6x the potassium levels of rice beverages.

No Bake Protein Balls

a2 Milk®  makes having the classic snack of milk a cookies a pain and discomfort free option again for millions of people.  Below see my No Bake Protein Balls Cookie Recipe, perfect to enjoy with a tall glass of milk. You will love that the recipe has no sugar added and is a completely no-bake option.  It’s so easy to make and can be ready in less than 15 minutes. I enjoy high protein foods for just about any meal, or for a pre/post workout or for a healthier-option snack.




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No Bake Protein Balls


No Bake Protein Balls
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Snack
Author: Posh Journal
  • 2 cups uncooked/unsweetened high fiber oatmeal
  • 2-3 ripe large bananas
  • 1 cup almond butter/peanut butter
  • 1 cup vanilla or any protein powder of your choice . I used vanilla + greens for this recipe preferable unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup dried black currants
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dried unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3-4 tablespoons hemp oil/coconut oil
  • Optional : add agave nectar/honey/maple syrup according to your liking
  1. Mix all the ingredients above in a blender or food processor, then blend until smooth.
  2. Using a medium sized ice-cream scooper to mold and shape the mixture into balls.
  3. Serve and Enjoy with a2 Milk®

NO BAKE PROTEIN BALLS with Real Ingredients, No Sugar Added. Pre/Post Workout Snack, High Fiber and High Protein Food. Low Carb Diet Friendly Food

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  • Reply
    Elizabeth O.
    Jun 17, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    These are amazing! It’s the perfect snack for kids and adults alike. I’d definitely make this, it’s a healthy substitute to chips during the afternoon or at night.

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    Cindy Ingalls
    Jun 17, 2016 at 6:50 pm

    I really enjoy making no bake protein balls. There are so many ways to create delicious treats that are good for you too. This recipe is going in my must try list.

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    Jun 17, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    These look amazing! I am always looking for a healthy snack for my family.

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    Fashion Travels (@tauyanm)
    Jun 18, 2016 at 7:39 am

    will be trying this, this week my sister is coming to visit me so this would be a nice take away for her =) thanks!

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    Courtney Gillard
    Jun 18, 2016 at 9:39 am

    We love eating protein snack bars during breakfast. I will try your recipe and hopes that my family will love it.

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    Jun 18, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Those look so good! I’m going to have to make them soon. I really hope my girls will enjoy them. I’m pretty sure I will!

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    Beeb Ashcroft
    Jun 18, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    I know a lot of people that have trouble after drinking milk. I have never heard of the protein issue or A2 milk. I will have to investigate further.

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    Jun 19, 2016 at 1:30 am

    I so love your photography! So crisp and clean.

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    Aziel Morte
    Jun 19, 2016 at 3:00 am

    Absolutely amazing and a perfect snack for my two boys. Glad you share this

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    Amanda Love
    Jun 19, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    I just recently learned about A2 milk and this is definitely something that I can get for my husband and son. They can’t drink milk and this is a great alternative.

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    Run For Life (@uprun4life)
    Jun 19, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    The protein balls look delicious. I think my sister struggles with digesting milk. I’ll have to share the A2 milk with her.

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    Jun 20, 2016 at 9:09 am

    I like no-bakes. They’re perfect for this time of year when the weather is so hot!

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    Leigh Anne
    Jun 20, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    I love no bakes esp in the summer. This looks like a great energy ball to make to keep everyone going this summer.

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    Jun 21, 2016 at 8:28 am

    Protein balls are great snacks, and packed with so many nutrients.

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    Krystal @ Sunny Sweet Days
    Jun 22, 2016 at 5:22 am

    I have never heard of A2 milk before! Good to know. Those are one of my favorite snacks!

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    Feb 20, 2017 at 11:14 am

    once the balls are made… do you store them in the fridge? also, how many balls would be one serving?

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