No Bake Lactation Protein Balls
If you are a nursing mother, you know the importance of proper nutrition to ensure the health of both yourself and your baby. So many moms, especially new moms, worry that their bodies might not produce enough milk to sustain their babies. If this is a worry that you face, one simple thing you can do is whip up a batch of No Bake Lactation Protein Balls. This recipe is jam-packed with nutrition and satisfying protein, as well as ingredients that are known to encourage milk production (flax seed, brewer's yeast, and oats). Plus, they taste great. You might continue to make these, even once your nursing years are over.
3 Tbsp brewer's yeast
2 scoops Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein
1/4 cup of ground flax seeds
2 cups of old fashioned oats
1 cup of almond butter
1/2 cup of maple syrup or agave
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips
1. Combine all ingredients, except chocolate chips in a bowl and mix either by hand or with your electric mixer (using the paddle attachment). Mix on low speed until the mixture is combined.
2. Stir in chocolate chips.
3. Roll mixture into small balls and place on parchment-lined sheet. Refrigerate for 30 minutes (or go ahead and enjoy right away).
4. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add all ingredients except for the chocolate chips. Mix on low speed until mixture is well combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
5. Store in air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.