Bite-Size Protein Balls to Satisfy Your Pumpkin Pie Cravings

As if you thought you made every healthy pumpkin recipe you could possibly make this Fall, here’s another one to blow your Autumn-recipe-loving mind. These protein balls have all the warm spices you adore from a pumpkin pie, but with 77 calories per bite, you can satisfy your cravings without succumbing to that ever-annoying holiday weight gain.

This recipe offers a healthy dose of protein and fiber, but since these cookie-dough-like balls are rolled in chopped chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds, this snack feels more like a treat.

You can whip up a batch and store them in your fridge to enjoy whether you need to refuel after a tough workout (two balls equal 148 calories and offer 6.8 grams of protein and 3.4 grams of fiber) or to quench your insatiable sweet tooth. Plus it’s dairy and gluten free!

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls

From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls


This recipe can easily be made gluten free as long as your oats and protein powder are also gluten free.