Looking for a healthy sweet treat? Or perhaps a new recipe to try over the weekend?
These lemon and coconut protein balls are super delicious and only contain 5 ingredients!
They can be a perfect post workout snack, on-the-go snack or a treat to curb those sweet cravings.
Servings: 12 balls
Time: approximately 20 minutes
Lemon Coconut Protein Balls: Ingredients List
- 150g almonds
- 35g shredded coconut
- Juice of 2 lemon, approximately 100ml
- 80g protein powder
- 4 seedless Medjool dates
Easy Protein Balls: Directions
- Add the almonds in a food processor and process until they form a nut meal.
- Add the rest of the dry ingredients.
- Slowly add lemon juice until the mixture is moist enough to form balls. Be sure to add the lemon juice slowly as too much can make the mixture too wet or sloppy.
Nutrition information per ball
- Energy 610kJ;
- Calories 146 calories;
- Protein 9g;
- Fat 9g;
- Saturated fat 2g;
- Carbohydrates 7g
How to Store Your Lemon Coconut Protein Balls
These lemon and coconut protein balls can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 1-2 weeks or frozen for up to 3 months.
Thaw them out for 15-20 minutes from the freezer before enjoying.
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