Protein Energy Balls
These tasty protein packed energy balls taste like a tasty dessert but are sweetened naturally with dates and have 6 grams of protein each.
- 1/2 cup pecan halves, lightly toasted
- 10 medjool dates, pit removed
- 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
- 4 Tbsp. plain whey protein powder
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 1/4 cup unsweetened desiccated shredded coconut
- 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips (optional)
Put toasted pecans in food processor and pulse until they are lightly crushed. Add dates, coconut oil, protein powder, and water and pulse several times.
Add mini chocolate chips and stir in with a rubber spatula or spoon.
Roll into 1" balls using your hands. Roll each ball in coconut and place on a tray or plate. Refrigerate for at least one hour before eating. Keep in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.5mg