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Protein Balls with Dates Recipe

These Protein Balls with Dates make a great snack when you are on the go. They can be made and then frozen and both regular and Thermomix instructions are included.
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Freezer Friendly, Protein Balls, Thermomix Recipes
Servings: 24 balls
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Lauren

Equipment

  • Thermomix or Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 12 Medjool Dates - pit removed approximately 240 grams
  • 1 cup Almond Meal 100 grams
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut 40 grams
  • 2 tbsp cacao 15 grams
  • 2 tbsp golden flaxseeds 20 grams
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds 10 grams
  • ¼ cup coconut oil liquid

Extra

  • cup desiccated coconut

Instructions

  • Place the extra coconut into a bowl and set aside until needed.
  • Remove the pits from the Medjool Dates and place them into a Food Processor.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and blitz until the mixture starts to 'clump' together.
    protein ball mixture
  • Use a teaspoon to scoop up the mixture and squeeze it together before rolling into balls.
    Protein ball in a bowl of coconut
  • Roll the balls in the extra coconut and place onto a tray/or into a container
    protein balls in a container
  • Place the balls into the fridge to firm up and chill.

Thermomix Instructions

  • Place the extra coconut into a bowl and set aside until needed.
  • Remove the pits from the Medjool Dates and place them into your Thermomix.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and select the 2 second 'Turbo' function.
  • Blitz 6 - 8 times or until the mixture starts to 'clump' together.
    protein ball mixture
  • Use a teaspoon to scoop up the mixture and squeeze it together before rolling into balls.
    Protein ball in a bowl of coconut
  • Roll the balls in the extra coconut and place onto a tray/or into a container
    protein balls in a container
  • Place the balls into the fridge to firm up and chill.

Notes

  • You can pitted dates for this recipe, you will need to soak them in boiling water for 20 minutes before you start to allow them to soften.
  • Golden Flaxseeds are found in the health food aisle at your local supermarket.
  • The extra coconut can be omitted if you prefer.
  • These protein balls are freezer friendly.

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg