Matcha Oats Bliss Balls (No-Cook – 5 Minutes Recipe)

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Matcha Oats Bliss Balls: Super Easy and Delectable Anytime Snack that’s filled with goodness of Matcha + Oats (few other ingredients).

Make’s a great Diabetic snack.

Matcha-Oats-Balls

 

Happiness is ALWAYS having the Next SNACK Prepared

that’s definitely my motto and I can talk endlessly about it …. Infact, we all are big time snackers at home.

There are days when all we want to eat is snacks for breakfast/lunch/dinner, it sounds perfect for me and D, but there’s just one exception..many of our immediate family members suffer from Diabetes and cannot munch on any or everything.

From a very young age, we both have seen our family members suffering from the condition, hence we are very particular about ‘what we eat‘ and have learned few facts’s about diabetes –

1. They have to ‘eat on time’ (to maintain a certain sugar level)

2. Eat in moderation (which is key to everything)

3. Regular exercise or light exercise is very important…and the list goes on.

So, for the LOVE of snacks, I’m always on a lookout for Diabetic snacks that not only tastes amazing but also helps manage hunger.

That’s how we recently came across Glucerna® Hunger Smart™ Shakes’ (Chocolate and Vanilla) at our local Walmart in the Diabetic Supplies Isle and brought both the flavors.


Glucerna Smart ShakesHere are some more facts on them (however you 
should consult your doctor about what’s best for you) :

  • Glucerna® Hunger Smart™ Shakes (Chocolate and Vanilla) – Delicious way to help stick to your weight loss plan.

 

  • Each satisfying Glucerna® Hunger Smart™ Shake has 15 grams of protein to help manage hunger, and CARBSTEADY®, which includes slowly digestible carbohydrates designed to help minimize blood sugar spikes.

 

  • Have 6 grams of sugars and 1 carb choice per bottle*

 

  • Provide a good source of fiber† to help support digestive tract health

 

  • Are an excellent source of 25 vitamins and minerals

They have definitely become a part of our daily snacking (for the diabetic family members).

And for me as a quick shake to curb those 3 pm cravings as they have 66% fewer sugars, making them a very smart choice to help manage hunger. 

I also made ‘ Matcha – Oats Bliss Balls (5 Minutes Recipe) ‘ to enjoy along with them, an absolutely no-cook snack…. just gather the ingredients, pulse everything together, shape into round balls and enjoy!

They are packed with the goodness of Matcha (specially grown n processed green tea), oats, chia seeds, cinnamon powder,  cranberry and almond butter.

And make a great diabetes snack because of all natural ingredients.


Matcha-Oats-Bliss-Balls

One thing I usually follow for all my co-cook snacks, that is to make a huge batch and store them in an air-tight jar in the fridge for a quick snack.

These bliss balls are made from all natural ingredients and are absolute ‘Vegan’ and ‘Glutenfree’. 

Matcha-Bliss Balls

But as many of you always ask me for a small to medium size recipe, hence the ratio used in this recipe makes 12 balls but you can easily increase all the ingredients to make many more.

They paired so well with the Glucerna® Hunger Smart™ Shakes , that the first batch was gone in a day and were an immediate hit with everyone at home. —> 

There’s also a bundling offer going on them right now (Buy any 2 large packs of Glucerna and get up to $3 off) – Click here for –> Link 

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 Here’a a quick guide to the process of making these Matcha – Oats Bliss Balls (5 Minutes Recipe).

matcha-balls-process

I hope you give them a try soon as they make a delicious snack, are easy to carry anywhere and satiates your hunger for longer.

 


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Yield: 12

Matcha Oats Bliss Balls (No-Cook - 5 Minutes Recipe)

Matcha-Oats-Bliss-Balls-easycookingwithmolly

Super Easy and Delectable Anytime Snack filled with goodness of Matcha + Oats. Make's a great Diabetic snack.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oats - I'm using glutenfree, but feel free to use any Oats
  • 1 Tsp Matcha Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Roasted Almonds
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Tsp Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 3 Tbsp Almond Butter
  • 1 Tsp Canola Oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Matcha Powder - for decoration
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Powder - for decoration

Instructions

  1. Pulse all the ingredients in a food processor till a granular dough is formed.
  2. Using a small ice-cream scoop or a tablespoon, scoop 1 Tablespoon of dough and place in your palms.
  3. Form round balls and continue the process till all the dough is finished.
  4. In a small bowl, mix coconut powder and 1/4 tsp matcha powder together to form green flakes.
  5. Roll and cover each ball with this coconut-matcha mixture.
  6. Serve Fresh or store in air tight jar in fridge for upto a month.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

12

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 68Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 6gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

51 Replies to "Matcha Oats Bliss Balls (No-Cook - 5 Minutes Recipe)"

  • Michelle May 12, 2016 (3:16 pm)

    Love the green color in these balls, perfect for summer road trips!

  • Vanessa May 12, 2016 (10:24 am)

    These look so cool! What a great idea! I would have never come up with this 😉 Pinning!

  • Jenn May 11, 2016 (12:49 pm)

    The matcha balls are so pretty!!

  • Jemma May 11, 2016 (8:19 am)

    I just love matcha, it goes great with so many things. Lovely recipe!

  • Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry May 11, 2016 (6:55 am)

    Yes please to the 5 min healthy snack recipes. WIll save to try later.

  • Laura | Wandercooks May 11, 2016 (6:00 am)

    Yesss this is great thank you! My Auntie is diabetic and always on the look out for healthy snacks to keep her sugar levels balanced. Added bonus that it’s full of delicious quirky Japanese flavour.

    • Molly Kumar May 11, 2016 (4:30 pm)

      Thanks Laura, I hope your Aunty likes them 🙂

  • Uma May 11, 2016 (4:00 am)

    Looks Delightful! Sweet snack will make a better day for kids 🙂

    • Molly Kumar May 11, 2016 (4:30 pm)

      Heheheh, yep for sure – Thanks Uma.

  • Anjali May 11, 2016 (3:25 am)

    I’m just starting to get into Matcha and was looking for more recipes to try…these sound delicious!

    • Molly Kumar May 11, 2016 (5:26 pm)

      That sounds great, give them a try they are super easy peasy 🙂

  • [email protected] May 10, 2016 (9:38 pm)

    Love the recipe. The color and presentation.

  • Suchi May 10, 2016 (7:31 pm)

    I love anything matcha! This looks too good to be true Molly. Super healthy and also easy to make.

  • Revathi Palani May 10, 2016 (7:27 pm)

    These match oats balls looks so gorgeous. Love the bright green color over the balls. Yum 🙂

  • Aimee May 10, 2016 (7:11 pm)

    That colour! These look and sound gorgeous 🙂

  • Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine May 10, 2016 (6:44 pm)

    Yum! Love matcha! These are such great bites!

  • Kelly @ Tasting Page May 10, 2016 (6:34 pm)

    These looks super blissful indeed. Love the bright color and all the healthy ingredients.

  • Derek @ Dad With A Pan May 10, 2016 (6:26 pm)

    These are absolutely beautiful!!

  • Letty / Letty's Kitchen May 10, 2016 (6:19 pm)

    these look awesome and easy–love it. Pinning!

  • Just Jo May 10, 2016 (5:34 pm)

    Oh wow they sound amazing. I love matcha and am always looking for ways to get more into my diet. And I like how guilt free these treats are 😀

    • Molly Kumar May 11, 2016 (6:04 pm)

      Thanks Jo, I’m so happy you liked it. They seriously are guiltfree n quite addicting 😉

  • Sreelatha @ Framed Recipes May 10, 2016 (5:02 pm)

    Lovely snack Molly. Loved the green color!

  • Kristen May 10, 2016 (4:50 pm)

    I am always looking for new Matcha recipes! These look awesome!

    • Molly Kumar May 21, 2016 (4:48 pm)

      I’m glad you found this recipe 🙂

  • Dini @ The Flavor Bender May 10, 2016 (4:42 pm)

    I adore bliss balls!! It was my go to snack when I was a student, and I need to make it more often now too! I love that you added Matcha into these too! You’ve inspired me to make Bliss Balls at home again!

    • Molly Kumar May 17, 2016 (4:07 pm)

      Thanks Dini. I’m so addicted to bliss balls and they make such a great anytime snack.

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