Chocolate and coconut protein balls
I always have a batch of these protein balls on the go. They’re easy to make and a perfect post-training snack or healthy addition to a cup of tea. They’ll keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Cook time: None, just a few minutes to set
Serves: 8 balls
Nutritional information: Protein – 10g
Fats – 4g Carbohydrates – 6g Calories –117 2½ scoops of vanilla protein powder
20g raw cacao powder or cocoa powder
40g porridge oats
40g unsweetened desiccated coconut, plus extra for coating
50ml almond milk Pinch of salt Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Keep mixing until all the dry ingredients stick together.
If you still find the mixture to be slightly dry, add in an extra tablespoon of almond milk.
Divide into eight equal portions and roll into balls between the palms of your hands.
Roll in the remaining desiccated coconut.
Leave to set for a few minutes, ideally in the fridge, until they are firm.
These bars are best stored in an airtight container in the fridge