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Makes 10 balls
8 grams per ball
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About this Recipe
Protein Bliss Balls
There is nothing easier, delicious, or more versatile than the infamous protein bliss balls to make as your go-to snack food. This recipe is so forgiving in mixing together a lot of different combinations of antioxidant and nutrient-rich foods such as dates, goji berries, almonds, macadamias, nut pastes, coconut and chia seeds. You can boost it further in the protein department by adding a protein powder. This is a great
- 100g raw unsalted almonds
- 50g sunflower seeds
- 50g unflavoured whey protein powder
- 10 fresh dates pitted
- 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
- 1 tsp vanilla paste or extract
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
- For Rolling – You choose! some examples are cacao, beetroot powder, crushed nuts, chia seeds, coconut, goji berries
Almonds are clearly the hero in this recipe, providing you a healthy source of monounsaturated fats, a good source of Vitamin E, source of plant sterol that can reduce your cholesterol reabsorption, as well as a source of plant protein, calcium, iron, and zinc.
If you don’t have unflavoured whey protein on hand, you can add a vanilla or chocolate flavoured whey protein powder instead.
Each serving of Protein Bliss Ball will provide:
6g Fat (0g Saturated Fat) only the good fats here!
19g Total Carbohydrates
4g Dietary Fibre
- Protein Target of 60g per day- A serving will provide you: 13.3% 13.3%
- Protein Target of 80g per day- A serving will provide you: 10% 10%
Step by Step Instructions
Place almonds, sunflower seeds, whey protein powder, cacao powder, and cinnamon powder into a food processor. Blitz until mixture is crumbly.
Add pitted dates and vanilla extract and pulse again until mixture comes together.
Add a teaspoon of water/coconut water or juice of an orange if the mixture doesn’t stick together to form a ball (depending on the moisture of your dates).
Roll the mixture into balls (approximately the size of a ping pong ball) Makes approx 10
Roll into your favourite coating. Some examples are cacao, beetroot powder, crushed nuts, chia seeds or goji berries. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.
People Who’ve Made This
“A tasty and great protein-packed snack that I can make over the weekend and is ready in the fridge. I love how easy they are to make and just the right portion “
“Delicious! The whole family loves them too! We look forward to making more of your recipes”