Sugar Free Protein Balls

I had to share this delicious and quick power snack that my community have been loving lately. These sugar free protein balls are so easy to make. I usually make a batch for the week and find they keep me super satisfied when I need a quick energy boost – or have a sugar craving! They’re free from processed sugar, so you won’t experience the blood sugar roller coaster you get from sugary snacks.

Try whipping up a batch this week – you’ll be prepped with healthy snacks before the work week even starts. And get creative! You can try a variety of different nuts and mix-ins to make each bite uniquely delicious.

 

Sugar-Free Protein Balls

Makes: 10

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp. LSA mix (linseed, sunflower, almond meal) or 4 tbsp. chocolate/vanilla pea/whey/rice protein powder (basically two heaped scoops of your protein powder)
  • 2 tbsp. mixed seeds (I like pumpkin and sunflower seeds)
  • 1 tbsp. cacao (can omit)
  • 2 heaped tbsp. almond butter (or any nut butter)
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds/psyllium husk – for the fibre hit
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2-3 tsp. stevia powder/6 vanilla stevia drops
  • 1/4-1/2 cup warm filtered water – start small and add more as needed
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut, for rolling (can omit)

 

Method

  1. In a high-powered blender or food processor, add all the ingredients and blend until the mixture is smooth. If the mixture is too wet, add more LSA mix; if the mixture is too dry, add a splash of warm water.
  2. Spread the desiccated coconut over a plate.
  3. Roll into balls of your desired size and roll in the desiccated coconut.
  4. Place balls into a air-proof container and refrigerate for up to 7 days.

 

 

Learn how to make this step-by-step, along with other quick and easy protein-rich snack ideas in my 8-week online program.

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