7 Yummy Protein & Energy Balls for Kids
Are you a fan of no-bake or make-ahead snacks? Here's the recipe roundup for you! Serve a nutrient-packed snack easily with these yummy protein and energy balls. They're a great portable snack, perfect for lunchboxes or after school. Find 7 kid-approved protein ball recipes created by registered dietitians and moms.
Pumpkin Energy Balls for Picky Eaters
Recipe by Edwena, RD behind @mylittleeater
These kids energy balls have a mild pumpkin flavor mixed with vanilla, which makes them great for picky eaters learning to like pumpkin.
Kids Nut Butter Protein Bites
Recipe by Alex, RD behind @thefamilynutritionist
Easy and healthy! In just 15 minutes, make 6 of these kids protein bites for on-the-go.
Vanilla Cake Balls for Kids
Recipe by Hannah, Mom behind @hannahfromcalifornia
This recipe turns cake balls turned into a nutritious kids snack! Make 12 balls and serve with lunch for the week.
Kids Birthday Cake Protein Balls
Recipe by Bethany, RD behind @kansascitydietitian
Make these protein balls with just 5 ingredients - plus sprinkles to delight your kids! They'll happily eat these nutrient-packed "birthday cake" balls.
Protein Date Balls for Kids
Recipe by Jennifer, MSPH, RDN behind @kids.eat.in.color
Serve 3 date balls to add 5 grams of protein to your kid's meal! These protein balls have an extra dose of healthy fat from walnuts, bee pollen and hemp seeds.
Kids Snowmen Energy Balls
Recipe by Noelle, RD behind @motherhoodandmeals
Great for winter! Make your kiddo's snack a little more fun by creating snowmen with coconut covered energy balls.
Spider Energy Balls for Kids
Recipe by Amy, author behind @yummytoddlerfood
Here's another fun option for kids! Add chocolate chips and pretzels to make these kids energy balls into spiders. It's a great after school snack activity.