Delicious Gluten-Free Power Ball Recipe for a Healthy Snack

Hey there, foodies and health enthusiasts! Today, I am excited to share with you an ultimate gluten-free power balls recipe that will give you a boost of energy like no other. Whether you’re looking for a post-workout snack or simply craving something sweet without the guilt, these power balls are perfect for you.

As a nutritionist and food blogger, I strive to create recipes that not only taste great but also contain nutritious ingredients that can provide you with the energy and nutrients your body needs daily. And that’s precisely what these power balls are all about.

Filled with rolled oats, peanut butter, honey, and protein powder, these energy bites offer both sweet and savory flavors while containing no gluten or dairy. You can also substitute the ingredients to suit your dietary needs or preferences effortlessly.

So whether you’re in need of a quick pick-me-up snack during the day or want a satisfying treat after dinner, these gluten-free power balls will fulfill your cravings while keeping your health in check. Get ready for an explosive burst of deliciousness with each bite- let’s dive into making the recipe!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Gluten Free Power Balls
Gluten Free Power Balls

Do you struggle to find healthy snacks that are also delicious? Look no further than these gluten-free Power Balls! Packed with fiber and protein, these energy bites will give you the boost you need to power through your day.

One thing that sets this recipe apart is its versatility. Whether you prefer chocolate or dried fruit, crunchy or smooth, you can customize this recipe to your liking. Plus, with just a handful of simple ingredients, you probably already have everything you need on hand!

These Power Balls are perfect for anyone with diet restrictions as they are gluten-free and dairy-free. They’re also low in calories and high in nutrients, making them a guilt-free snack that won’t sabotage your diet.

Not only are these Power Balls healthy and delicious, but they’re also incredibly easy to make! In just minutes, you can whip up a batch of protein-packed snacks that will keep you full and satisfied throughout the day.

Try out this recipe once and it’s sure to become a staple in your snack arsenal. Trust me, once you taste these yummy treats, you’ll never go back to store-bought energy bars again!

Ingredient List

 Get ready to power up with these gluten-free power balls!
Get ready to power up with these gluten-free power balls!

Let’s talk about the ingredients you need to create these powerhouse gluten-free power balls. This recipe consists of wholesome, all-natural ingredients that nourish your body and mind. With ingredients like rolled oats, almond butter, peanut butter, honey, and golden raisins, you can be sure that these snacks are packed with nutrition!

Ingredients 1x:

  • 1/2 cup of old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup of golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips

Ingredients 2x:

  • 1 cup of old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup of golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips

Ingredients 3x:

  • 2 cups of old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups of unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup of golden raisins
  • 1 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips

Additional ingredients you’ll need for the recipe include certified gluten-free oatmeal, peanut butter or almond butter, honey or maple syrup, vanilla protein powder (optional), and coconut oil. Whether you need a quick snack before heading out for a workout or a sweet treat after dinner, these gluten-free power balls are the perfect healthy solution.

The Recipe How-To

 These little bites of goodness will give you a boost any time of day.
These little bites of goodness will give you a boost any time of day.

Now that we have gone through the ingredient list, let’s dive into the recipe how-to for the perfect gluten-free power balls.

Preparation Steps

First, start by placing the old-fashioned rolled oats in a blender or food processor and blend until they are finely ground. Transfer the oat flour to a mixing bowl and add the peanut butter, almond butter, and honey. Mix well until all of the ingredients are evenly distributed.

Adding Protein Powder

Next, add the protein powder to the bowl and mix it thoroughly with the oat and nut butter mixture. You can use any type of protein powder you like. I’d recommend going with vanilla flavored protein powder as it brings an extra layer of sweetness to these delicious balls.

Adding Other Ingredients

Now comes my personal favorite part – we get to add all of our other yummy ingredients! Toss in some golden raisins, coconut flakes, and some dairy-free chocolate chips for added taste.

Creating The Balls

Once everything has been added to the bowl, Mix well using a spatula, then use your hands to make small bite-sized balls out of the mixture – whatever size you fancy!

Final Touches

Place your newly formed energy balls on a baking sheet and freeze them for at least 30 minutes – this is an important step as it helps them hold their shape perfectly. Once they’re set, serve them immediately or store them in a sealable storage bag/container for snacks on-the-go.

With this recipe how-to, you can create perfect healthy gluten-free energy balls customizable to your taste preference. Go ahead and give this recipe a try!

Substitutions and Variations

 Say goodbye to boring snacks and hello to delicious and nutritious treats.
Say goodbye to boring snacks and hello to delicious and nutritious treats.

One of the best things about this gluten-free power ball recipe is that it’s highly customizable. Don’t feel restricted by the ingredient list, as there are many ways to modify and adapt this recipe to your preferences. Here are some ideas for substitutions and variations you can try:

– Nut butter: While the recipe calls for peanut butter or almond butter, you can use any nut butter of your choice. Try using cashew, hazelnut, or pecan butter for a different flavor profile.

– Sweetener: Honey is used to sweeten these power balls, but you can also use maple syrup, agave nectar, or date syrup if you prefer.

– Protein powder: Vanilla protein powder is used to add an extra protein boost to these energy balls, but you can use any flavor of protein powder you like or omit it altogether.

– Dried fruits: The recipe calls for golden raisins, but you can substitute with other dried fruits such as dates, figs, cranberries or apricots. You can also mix in a blend of dried fruits for a more complex flavor profile.

– Nuts and seeds: Feel free to add your favorite nuts or seeds for additional crunch and texture. Try adding chopped almonds, pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds.

– Chocolate chips: If chocolate is your thing, feel free to mix in some dairy-free chocolate chips or chunks. Try using dark chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips or white chocolate chips.

These are just a few examples of how you can modify this recipe to suit your needs and taste preference. Experimentation is key when it comes to cooking and baking!

Serving and Pairing

 These power balls are perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up.
These power balls are perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up.

Once your Gluten-Free Power Balls are perfectly chilled and ready to go, it’s time to serve them up and savor the deliciousness! One of the great things about this recipe is how versatile the finished product is. Whether you need a quick breakfast after a morning workout, a midday snack that will fill you up without weighing you down, or something sweet to end a meal on a healthy note, these energy balls have got you covered.

The best way to serve these power balls is chilled. This gives them a wonderful texture that’s both chewy and soft, while also keeping their shape so they’re easy to eat. Grabbing one out of the fridge in the midst of a busy day feels like such a treat!

Pairing these energy bites with other healthy snacks can turn them into a more substantial snack or meal. In particular, they complement fresh fruit beautifully. Try serving them with sliced apples or berries on the side for an extra burst of natural sweetness.

Another option is to pair them with protein-rich snacks like hard-boiled eggs or cheese cubes. This will help you stay full longer and provide your body with lasting fuel for all your daily activities.

Finally, don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with different flavor combinations for your Gluten-Free Power Balls. If you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing them with different types of nut butter flavors like almond butter or cashew butter. Or add some chocolate chips or shredded coconut flakes into the mix for an extra treat.

No matter how you choose to enjoy your Gluten-Free Power Balls, they’re sure to be the perfect healthy snack for any time of day!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 No need to feel guilty about snacking with these healthy ingredients.
No need to feel guilty about snacking with these healthy ingredients.

One of the best things about these gluten-free power balls is that they can be made ahead of time for your convenience. As a busy nutritionist and food blogger, I always appreciate make-ahead options that save me time in the kitchen.

Once you have prepared the power balls, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. This means that not only can you prepare a big batch of these delicious treats on Sunday and enjoy them throughout the week, but you can also store them in your refrigerator for whenever hunger strikes.

If you need to reheat them, simply pop them back in the oven or microwave for a quick reheating session. These power balls are perfect when enjoyed warm out of the oven, and the added heat only enhances the flavors.

Furthermore, if you prefer to freeze them in advance, these energy balls will last up to three months in the freezer. When ready to eat, defrost them overnight or for a few hours before eating or reheating them.

Whether you’re meal prepping or just need a snack to grab and go during busy days, these gluten-free power balls will always come in handy. You will fall in love with how simple it is to reheat and savor these versatile treats after preparing them ahead of time.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Whip up a batch of these power balls to power through your next workout.
Whip up a batch of these power balls to power through your next workout.

Creating the perfect Power Balls requires attention to detail and some tips to get the ideal results. Here are some valuable tips that will make sure your Power Balls turn out just as you want them.

First things first, do not over-process your ingredients in the food processor. Doing this may cause the mixture to become oily or even a nut butter. Try to pulse the ingredients together and scrape down the sides occasionally with a spatula.

Another key transferable skill for a successful Power Ball is to measure ingredients carefully. Inaccurate measurements can lead to dense or dry Power Balls. Remember that baking is similar to science where precise measurements are critical.

If you’re looking for an energy boost post-workout, then ensure that you add in sufficient oats and protein powder, as they act as natural energy boosters. Besides, oats and protein powder also provide a nutritious element.

Once you’ve formed your Power Balls, put them in the freezer for about 10 minutes before consuming or storing them. The chilling process will help them set up nicely and firm up a bit.

Lastly, when storing the Power Balls in an airtight container, place a layer of parchment paper between each layer of Power Balls so that they don’t stick together. They should stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to two weeks or freeze them for up to three months.

By following these helpful tips, I’m sure you’ll achieve perfect results every time with this delicious and healthy snack!

Bottom Line


So there you have it, folks! My ultimate Gluten-Free Power Balls Recipe is perfect for anyone looking for a healthy, tasty and easy-to-make snack that can also fit into specific dietary needs such as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.

These power balls are packed with energy and nutrition from wholesome ingredients such as oats, nut butter, honey and protein powder. Plus, they can be easily customized to match your personal taste preferences or to use up any leftovers in your pantry.

Give this recipe a try and see how these power balls could soon become your go-to snack for a quick boost of energy or a sweet treat on-the-go. And don’t forget to share your pictures and feedback with me on social media using the hashtag #glutenfreepowerballs.

Lastly, I believe that cooking and eating healthy should not be a chore or a sacrifice. Rather, it can be an enjoyable and creative way to nourish ourselves and our loved ones. Let’s embrace the benefits of wholesome foods and good cooking practices as much as possible.

Thank you for reading this article! Stay tuned for more delicious and nutritious recipes coming soon.

Gluten Free Power Balls

Gluten Free Power Balls Recipe

Got this from a childrens recipe magazine and modified it with gluten free products.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Gluten-free
Servings 12 muffin size balls
Calories 312.4 kcal


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup pure honey
  • 3 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds (any nut)
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds (any nut)
  • 1 cup golden raisin (any dried fruit)


  • Mix peanut butter and honey in a standing mixer until smooth.
  • Add oats in gradually.
  • Add nuts.
  • Add rasins.
  • Use a ice cream scooper (x2), use muffin holders, refrigerate over night. Freeze well with air tight container and wax paper.
  • Put in muffin pan.

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Serving: 66gCalories: 312.4kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 10.3gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3.5gSodium: 102.8mgFiber: 3.1gSugar: 21.2g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Breakfast, Inexpensive, Lunch
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