My Absolute Favourite Snack!

If you know me you will usually find me with these babies in my bag. Just in case I get hangry! No but really, these are the easiest snacks to make, super delicious, and nutritious!

The best thing is that you can make so many different recipes; chocolate, vanilla, berry, peanut butter, sugar free, high fat, protein rich, low fat, etc etc etc. 

They are super filling and nutritious, the perfect workout or on the go snack to prep in bulk! 

Before I had a food processor I would mix ingredients together in a bowl. So if you don't have a food processor don't fret! You can still join the party ;)

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My favourite ball recipes:

 

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN BALLS
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp flax seeds
1 tbsp sunflower seeds
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp almond or cashew butter

 

CHOCOLATE MACAROON BALLS
1 cup shredded coconut
1 tbsp tahini
1 tbsp cacao
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp maple syrup or 3-4 drops of stevia
Pinch of sea salt

 

CASHEW CARROT COCONUT BALLS
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1 tbsp Coconut butter or any nut butter
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp Maple syrup or 1 -2 deglet noor dates
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsps raw cashews

 

FAT BALLS
1 tsp coconut butter
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp cashews
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup shredded coconut
Pinch of himalayan salt
¼ cup coconut milk

 

TAHINI BALLS
1 tbsp tahini
Pinch of sea salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp cacao nibs
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 tsp monk fruit sweetener or stevia
1 tsp vanilla extract
 

PEANUT BUTTER CUP BALLS
1/2 cup gluten free oats
1 tbsp cacao powder or chocolate protein powder
1 tbsp organic crunchy peanut butter
1-2 deglet noor dates
Pinch of sea salt
 

*Mix or blend together, add water if necessary, then form into balls. Store in the freezer for long term or in the fridge for short term use!

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Give these recipes a try and play around with it! The beauty of these snacks is that you don't really need a fixed recipe, you can add and subtract whatever works for you! 

I love prepping these in advance and storing them in the fridge or freezer for a quick workout snack or when I'm craving something sweet! 

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Laurence Annez