Three round protein balls on a white plate.

Em’s Lightly Toasted Protein Balls

Protein balls are a fantastic healthy snack you can enjoy between meals or after a workout.

This is one of my favourite protein ball varieties, give it a go and see what you think!

Ingredients (Makes 10 medium-sized protein balls)

  • 1/2 cup Almond Meal
  • 1/3 cup Linseed Meal
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tbs ABC Spread
  • 1/3 Cup Vanilla/Choc Protein Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tbs Agave Syrup
  • 1 Tbs Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/3 Cup Finely Chopped Dates
  • 1/4 Cup Pumpkin/Sunflower Seeds
  • 1 Tbs Coconut

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180deg
  2. Mix all dry ingredients well in a bowl then add wet ingredients
  3. Roll into medium balls in some extra coconut and place on lightly greased (with coconut butter or organic butter) tray
  4. Cook for 10-12minutes or until the tops are a slightly golden
  5. Best eaten in the first three days but stay yummy for up to five days in the fridge. Freeze a few so they last longer
Protein balls are being rolled by hand on a plate.
Protein balls are being rolled by hand on a plate.

 

Protein ball is being dipped in coconut and rolled on a plate.
Protein ball is being dipped in coconut and rolled on a plate.

 

Five protein balls are lined up on a baking tray ready for the oven.
Five protein balls are lined up on a baking tray ready for the oven.

 

TIP: I like to use as many organic materials as possible.

First published May 2013.

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  1. My families love protein balls so much, we have always been practicing how to make the best one and end up getting one that we don’t desire. Thanks for the recipe, I would like to give it a try as soon as I arrive at home.

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