Protein balls make a quick and convenient snack option, great if you are on the run or need a little hit in the afternoon.
These little guys are packed full of wholefoods however can be quite energy dense so be mindful of how many you eat depending on your health goals.
200g Medjool dates, pitted
1/4 cup flaxseeds, grounded
¼ cup hemp seeds
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/8 tsp sea salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup salted caramel Plant protein powder
1/2 cup crushed peanuts, unsalted for rolling
1. Combine dry ingredients together (except peanuts) in a food processor until it forms a smooth consistency.
2. Add in the dates and vanilla and blitz until well combined. Add a little water if you need to.
3. Roll the mixture into tablespoon sized balls, then roll the balls into a bowl of crushed peanuts.
4. Refrigerator for one hour or until firm.
5. Makes 15 balls
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Posted by our accredited sports dietitian Renee
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