Cinnamon Vanilla Breakfast Protein Bites

This great and easy recipe is gluten free AND vegan friendly! They make around 18-20 bites.


-1 heaping TBSP ground cinnamon
-1/4 cup (around 65-75grams) Vanilla Protein Powder
-1/4 to 1/3 cup maple syrup
-1/2 cup almond meal or peanut flour (you can also just finely grind raw almonds)
-1/4 cup nut butter (creamy no stir works best)
-3/4 cup of gluten free quick oats or gluten free cereal of choice
-Vanilla extract


-Grind up your oats or cereal in a food processor and transfer into a mixing bowl. This is optional. You can keep them whole as well and adjust the addition of maple syrup.
-Add your almond meal, protein powder, cinnamon, and nut butter. Stir ingredients all together.
-Add in your maple syrup and vanilla then mix again well with hands.
-Roll into 1-1.5 inch balls and place on cookie tray or plastic ware with parchment paper underneath.
-Let them freeze for 20-30 minutes then transfer into a Ziploc bag.
-Dust with additional cinnamon and vanilla protein if desired.
-Keep in fridge or freezer for up to 6 weeks.


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