power balls


You have probably seen these lovely little coconut mouthfuls in your health food shop, they are super quick to make and are the perfect low carb 4 o’clock pick me up instead of a snickers.


  • 330g raw almonds
  • 60g vanilla protein powder
  • 16 fresh dates, pitted
  • 2 tbsp coco powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • desiccated coconut for rolling the balls in


  1. In a food processor add the raw almonds and other dry ingredients and process to a crumbly texture.
  2. Add the dates and process again adding the vanilla. The mixture will start to come together, now add a little water if the mixture is too dry. The mixture should form a soft ball.
  3. Roll into small ping pong size balls then coat in the coconut. Place in an airtight container in the fridge.

makes 16