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Natural High Protein Balls

Natural High Protein Balls

These basic protein balls will become your staple in no time as they are so easy to make and once you have mastered them, it is easy to alter the recipe to suit your flavour preferences. These protein balls are a good mix of carbohydrates and protein for a tasty pre-training or post workout snack that will fill you up.

NB. Avoid 1-2hrs prior to an event if you suffer from GI discomfort, due to high fat content and slower digestion time.

 

NUTTY CHOCOLATE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup mixed raw nuts of choice, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp cacao
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • Approximately ½ cup water

 

COCONUT DATE

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 cup mixed raw nuts of choice, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup roughly chopped dates
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ½ tsp. vanilla essence
  • Approximately ½ cup water

 

METHOD

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together in a bowl
  2. Add the water slowly and mix thoroughly.
  3. Stop adding water when the mixture is just binding, not wet and sticky.
  4. Roll into 2-3 cm balls
  5. Roll in coconut and store in air-tight container in the fridge or freezer.

    Click here to download recipe PDF

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