Raspberry coconut (chocolate) protein balls

Raspberry coconut chocolate Protein Balls

The fitness craze is growing and we are all trying to find healthier options. For an avid snacker like myself, this portable protein snack is a great treat for in between meals or pre and post workout.

Here’s my take on a protein ball!

Please feel free to comment and add suggestions for my recipe post!

Happy rolling and cooking!

[Recipe]

Prep Time: 5 mins                Freezing Time: 15mins

Makes 26 balls (16g each)

Ingredients & tools:

  • Scale, Tray, Bowl, Parchment Paper & Food Processor/Blender 
  • 3 Medjool dates
  • 1 cup Coconut flour (powdered coconut)
  • 1/3 cup Chocolate protein powder (Dymatize: Elite Casein, chocolate flavor used)
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Raspberries
  • 1/2 cup Creamy peanut butter (Koeze: Cream Nut Natural Smooth Peanut Butter used)
  • 1/2 cup Reduced-fat Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup Desiccated coconut

How to

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  1. In a Food processor or Blender, add protein powder, coconut flour, dates, coconut milk, peanut butter, Raspberries and coconut milk and blend until smooth or a paste has formed
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. Add desiccated coconut to another tray.
  4. Spoon out 16g of mixture and form into balls and set aside on the pre-lined baking tray.
  5. Roll each ball in the desiccated coconut until evenly coated.
  6. Place protein balls on the lined parchment, leaving space in between to prevent sticking. Cling wrap and freeze for 10minutes, or until firm.
  7. Refrigerate and keep for up to 1 week.

Author: foodiejem

Yum Critic that currently resides in Hong Kong. Frequent traveller and foodie that also enjoys sampling dishes from the far reaches of the world!

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