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Chocolate Protein Balls

Here’s the best thing about these Chocolate Protein Balls: How many recipes lead to a food that can be eaten as dessert, breakfast, or a post-workout snack?

Plus, you don’t have to cook or bake a thing to make them. You just throw some ingredients in a blender, shape them into balls, and then put them in the fridge to firm up.

Also, they taste like wholesome Reese’s peanut butter cups. Hurry, get to work.

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10 minutes

12 Servings

Ingredients

1 cup (12 large) medjool dates

1/3 cup Life’s Abundance Chocolate Protein Powder

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted

2 tablespoons natural peanut butter

2 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk

 

Directions

Chocolate Protein Balls
  1. Add dates to a food processor or high-speed blender and process until they are broken down and form a large ball.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and continue processing until a dough forms, scraping down the sides as needed. The dough should stick together easily but not be overly sticky to the touch.
  3. Use a tablespoon to scoop dough and roll each portion into 1-inch balls. Coat as desired with cocoa powder, unsweetened coconut flakes, or finely crushed almonds.
  4. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator or at room temperature for up to a week.

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

In addition to being a great source of protein (it’s in the name!), these balls contain the flavanol powers of chocolate and a dose of healthy fats from coconut oil and peanut butter.

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