These healthy homemade protein energy balls are ideal as a workout snack, a treat to pop into kid’s lunch boxes or for taking on a hike!
Homemade protein energy balls are simple to make and are ready as an on-the-go nibble to enjoy before or after your gym work-out, or as a treat to pop into your hungry teens’ lunch boxes. No-bake protein energy balls are cheap, delicious and more nutritious than anything you can buy commercially.
Homemade Protein Balls Recipe
( 25 x 1″ diameter balls)
What you need
- 80g 1/2 cup of almonds
- 80g/1/2 cup of walnuts
- 80g/1/2 cup of hazelnuts
- 40g 1/4 cup of pumpkins seeds
- 40g 1/4 cup of flaxseed (linseeds)
- 40g 1/4 cup of chia seeds
- 40g 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds
- 2 heaped tbsp of cocoa powder
- 2 heaped tbsp of coconut oil
- 2 tsp of molasses
- 3 tsp of honey
- a pea-size amount of vanilla pod
- shredded coconut
What to do
Grind the nuts and seeds in a food processor until ground into a fine flour. The add the coconut oil and mix until the mixture becomes sticky, then add the cocoa, molasses, honey and vanilla according to taste. When it’s all mixed together, place in a dish and allow to cool in the fridge for approximately 2 hours as it then makes it easier to roll the mixture into balls and roll in shredded coconut.
Bonne Appétit! x
Do tell us what you think of our energy balls recipe, we believe them to be the best we’ve tasted- what do you think?
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Rebecca Watkins worked as a professional photo journalist and travelled the world with her husband John, before settling down as a stay at home mother to their three daughters. They have recently moved back from the French Alps to an old cottage in Devon, England. Rebecca’s days are filled with visits to the beach, animated discussions and in the best moments, happiness and creativity in her family home of five. The other moments are filled with craziness and chaos and she loves those too.