Updated: Jan 3
These delicious protein power balls are the perfect snack to fuel you for a workout or to get you through to your next meal. They are quick and easy to put together and bonus, they are pretty cheap as well.
- 1/2 cup dried dates
- 1 tablespoon coco powder
- 2 cups almond meal
- 1 tablespoon ginger powder
*3 tablespoons of protein powder if desired
Cover dates in boiling water and leave to soak for around 30 minutes
Mix coco powder with about 1 tablespoon of boiling water into a smooth paste
Drain water from dates
Blend soaked dates and coco powder paste with a hand blender or food processor
Remove the date and coco mixture in a medium mixing bowl and add ginger powder
Mix in almond meal. Depending on the amount fo water used in the coco paste you may need a little more almond meal. The mixture should be denser than biscuit dough.
Take a large tablespoon of mixture and roll into ball.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
TIP: You can create an endless variety of flavour combinations, instead of ginger powder try, peppermint essence, cashew butter (or any other nut butter).
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