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3-Ingredient Banana Protein Balls {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 16 protein balls 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


3-Ingredient banana protein balls! They are naturally vegan, gluten-free, and only 51 calories (3 grams of protein) each. They are fast and easy to make, too.


  • 1 large, very ripe banana
  • 3 tablespoons water (more , as needed)
  • 1 and 3/4 cups (175 g) quick-cooking rolled oats (certified GF, as needed)
  • 1/3 cup vnailla vegan protein powder (I used Vega)
  • Optional (for rolling):
  • *matcha (green tea powder)
  • *unsweetened cocoa powder
  • *chia seeds
  • *cacao nibs
  • *unsweetened flaked coconut
  • *finely chopped goji berries or other dried fruit


  1. In a medium bowl, mash the banana into a puree using a fork. Add the water and oats. Mash and stir the mixture together until it becomes a cohesive paste. Stir in the protein powder.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls (I use a small cookie scoop). If desired, roll in any of the suggested toppings.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


Tip: If mixture is too wet, add some additional oats; if too dry, add a drizzle more water.

  • Category: Snack
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 51
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 27.9 mg
  • Fat: 0.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.6 g g
  • Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: 3 ingredients, vegan, plant protein, vegan protein, vegan protein balls, no added sugar, banana, oats, gluten-free, plant protein

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