Raw Cacao Protein Balls
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yield: 25
  • 175g raw almonds
  • 175g raw walnuts
  • 15 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • ½ tablespoon natural vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 scoops protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ¼-1/2 cup water
  • Raw cacao, desiccated coconut or whizzed nuts for rolling (optional)
  1. Place nuts, cacao, cinnamon and protein powder into the food processor
  2. Blend until the mixture looks crumbly
  3. Add in the dates, vanilla extract & chia seeds processing again until the mixture begins to come together
  4. You may need to scrape down the sides of the processor to ensure that all of the mixture is processed
  5. If you notice that the mixture is not soft enough to form a soft ball, add water slowly as needed and continue to process
  6. Once in soft ball form, roll into small balls
  7. Coat with optional topping
  8. These balls can be stored in the fridge or freezer for as long as 4 weeks (the freezer is the best!)
Recipe by Nadia Felsch at https://nadiafelsch.com/2013/07/29/raw-cacao-protein-balls/