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The problem: You hit a point every afternoon when you desperately need a snack. You want it to be healthy, but you also want it to be tasty. The solution: protein balls, which are as great for you as they are great tasting. Here, 15 of our favorite recipes.

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Chocolate Coconut Protein Balls

It’s basically a cookie.

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Blueberry Lemon Energy Bites

Two fruits that somehow taste even better together.

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Key Lime Coconut Energy Bites

Pie, schmie.

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Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Sure beats a sandwich.

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Peppermint Mocha Protein Bites

Mmm…tastes like Christmas.

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Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites

You could also replace the raisins with chocolate chips if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Apple Almond Energy Bites

You know what they say…an apple almond energy bite a day keeps the doctor away.

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Chocolate Tahini Balls

We’d eat these for every meal if we could.

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Breakfast Fuel Bombs

The best part of waking up is having a morning meal as delicious as these little guys.

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Trail Mix Energy Bites

Bonus: You don’t even have to like hiking to make these.

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Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Quinoa Energy Balls

Why wait for dessert?

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Cinnamon Vanilla Protein Balls

Good luck not eating the whole batch in one sitting.

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Nutella Chia Energy Bites

You could pretty much put Nutella in anything and we’d scarf it down immediately.

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Dirty Chai Energy Bites

Skip the coffee shop in favor of these little pieces of heaven.

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Vanilla Espresso Almond Butter Energy Bites

Eating caffeine > drinking caffeine.

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