My Protein Balls

 

 

 

Sometimes you fancy a treat without eating unhealthily and these protein balls are tasty are perfect for such an occasion. They are simple to make are great to have on the go or when feel a little peckish in between meals.

 

Ingredients: Makes 14 1 inch balls

20g organic chai seeds

30g organic coconut shreds

50g of almonds

100g organic dates

¼ tsp ground mixed spice

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp water

Coating

Organic coco powder

Organic chai seeds

 

Method

1 Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until it all comes together.

2 Then tip it all into a bowl. Break off small pieces and shape into balls, then place on a plate.

3 Place the plate in the fridge for 10 minutes

4 Then removed from the fridge and roll half in the chai seeds and half in the coco powder.

5 Place the balls into two air tight containers with all the coco coated together and the chai seed coated in the other. They are ready to enjoy whenever you want.

 

Foodie Facts

Dates keep your skin hydrated and retain moisture levels, heals damaged skin cell, gives you stronger healthier hair. It is rich in vitamin-B, vitamin-A, calcium and fibre.

Almonds helps lower cholesterol and are packed with vitamin-E, B-complex vitamins, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.

Coconut is an excellent source B-complex vitamins as well as copper important for red blood cell production, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc important for growth and development, potassium and protein.

Chai seeds are a great source of omega-3, fibre, protein, lowers cholesterol and contain anti-oxidants.

Vanilla contains B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, and zinc.

Dark Chocolate with 70% coco or more contains anti-oxidants which are good for your heart, improve blood flow and improves brain function, so as long it’s the right chocolate it is actually good for you…

 

 

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