January 13, 2022
Energy balls have a satiating combination of protein, good carbohydrates, healthy fats and a high amount of fiber. Each ball has between 100 and 250 calories, depending on the ingredients. Plus, energy balls are portable, making them the perfect healthy snack on the go - before or after a workout!
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ENERGY BALLS?
They are packed with nutrients, made up of superfoods and whole foods, high in protein, healthy carbohydrates, fats and fiber that help build lean muscle mass, increase energy and help with weight management. Basically, they are just the guilt-free energy hit and the perfect snack!
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO EAT ENERGY BALLS?
Pre-workout: eat a bite before your workout for maximum and sustained energy.
Post-workout: after your workout, your muscles are like sponges. Energy balls contain protein and other essential nutrients to help rebuild and replenish your body after a workout.
Between meals: Snacking can sometimes be dangerous, so keep a healthy snack like energy balls close by - they can help you beat hunger without feeling guilty.
3PM: When you're tired and stressed, it's easy to hit the walls in search of a sugar hit! When you have these balls on hand, you can satisfy any craving with a nutritious snack!
HOW MANY BALLS SHOULD YOU HAVE PER DAY?
"Everything in moderation," says Oscar Wilde. Too much of anything is never good for your body, so make sure you don't eat too many energy balls, even if it's healthy, but some recipes can have a lot of calories. So if you eat too many of them, you may end up eating too many calories in a day without realizing it.
Read on for a mix of our favorite healthy and delicious recipes that will give you energy before and after your workout.
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