Looking for a festive Holiday snack? Here’s a recipe for energy balls that are packed with Omega 3’s and also happen to be gluten free! Did you know walnuts contain 2.5 grams of Omega 3’s per 1/4 cup?
Omega 3’s are a kind of essential polyunsaturated fatty acid, and they are an important part of cell membranes and affect the function of the cell receptors in these membranes. They are also the beginnings of hormones that regulate blood clotting, contraction and relaxation of artery walls, and inflammation.
This recipe is super easy to make and comes together quickly in a food processor. Its a great snack on the go or before/after a workout.