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 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 much organic materials as possible.

Originally posted May 2013.

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