Here is a super easy, quick and simple protein ball recipe!
I use activated almonds or the left over almond pulp from making almond milk for this recipe. This is a pick me up snack for for any time of the day, containing essential nutrients to fuel and energize our bodies.
Chocolate coconut protein balls
Prep time: 10 minutes Skill level: easy
*For this recipe you can use almond meal or activate your almonds by soaking them in water over night ( this removes phytic acid from the almonds which inhibits calcium and iron absorption) and then making almond meal in your food processor the next day.
1 cup of activated almond meal
1 cup of desiccated coconut
1/2 of cacao powder
2 tbsp of coconut oil
1 tbsp of almond butter
3 tbsp of honey or maple syrup (option to add 1 medjool date and tbsp of honey instead)
Vanilla to taste
* plus 1/2 cup extra desiccated coconut to roll balls in
1) Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend
2) Roll balls in coconut
Protein balls will last in fridge up to a week
Recipe makes 12-15 balls