Updated: Mar 25
These are the easiest no bake protein balls on the internet that takes maximum 15 minutes to make. They are cost effective, are better for the environment (use no single use plastic packaging) and are quick and nourishing snack for the busy week that may lie ahead.
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This healthy, but more importantly delicious, snack also ticks many nutritional boxes including refined sugar free, gluten free, (optional) dairy free and (optional) vegan and (optional) paleo friendly.
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Makes approximately 22 balls
1/2 C unflavoured, unsweetened natural protein powder (rice, pea or whey or collagen. I love collagen and recommend Locako's Natural Pasture Raised Collagen Collagen or Marine Collagen Get 15% off with the code 'RACHEL15 HERE
3/4 desiccated coconut
1/4 C coconut butter, paste*
1 3/4 C almond meal
3 T coconut oil, melted
1/2 - 1 lemon zest
Juice of 1 lemon
3 T rice malt syrup
salt to taste
In a bowl add all of the ingredients and mix until evenly combined.
Once combined, use a spoon to scoop portions and form the dough into balls. Roll until smooth.
Store in a covered container in the fridge or freezer.
*Note: If coconut butter comes solid, gently heat until a paste consistency is reached. Be careful as it heats quickly and can burn and seize.
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