Recipe: Choc Protein Balls

Posted by Isaac Forman on

6th October 2013

First of all I have to apologise, this particular recipe is something I've adapted recently as I am looking for fuel for the Melbourne Marathon on October 13 & the Shepparton 70.3 Ironman on November 17. With that in mind, these chewy chocolate balls are FREAKIN tasty & healthy!

Choc Protein Balls

Prep: 12-15 minutes.
Cooking time: N/A
Quantity: Should make approximately 15 medium to large balls. 

Ingredients: 

3 scoops protein powder (chocolate or vanilla flavour)
1.5 scoops raw cacao

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup almonds, blended or crushed to chunky consistency.
1/2 cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon vanilla escence
1/2 cup shredded dry coconut flakes
1/2 cup water 

The how to.....

It's so simple, just mix everything really well in a large bowl until you have a consistent mix. Adjust water level to ensure your mix is quite thick to allow you to then mould into balls.

Take a bowl, put some more shredded dry coconut flakes in it and coat the outside of the balls. 

Finish by putting the balls in the freezer for 25-30 minutes before transferring to the fridge. 

Delicious - check.
Easy - check.
Healthy - check.
Fast - check.

I would love to hear your feedback, successes and failures with this recipe. Feel free to tweet me via @Vinteloper or post pics of your efforts on Instagram (tag me via @Vinteloper) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/Vinteloper)

Thanks for the original recipe, albeit adapted by me, go to Instagram user @nic_hola_xo

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