March 3, 2015

Nutrition

Chocolate and vanilla protein balls recipe

Like chocolate?

Of course you do!

Try these cheeky little protein balls!

They make a perfect energy snack or treat after a hard days session at the gym.

90 Calories per ball5g protein8g fat3g carbohydrates

Ingredients

  • 220/250ml can of coconut milk/cream
  • 350-380g desiccated coconut
  • 120g of whey vanilla protein powder.(4 scoops)
  • 1 tea spoon of vanilla essence
  • 60g of 70-85% dark chocolate

Method

  • Open can of coconut milk/cream,empty contents to bowl and whisk
  • 1 tea spoon of vanilla essence and mix
  • Add 4 scoops of vanilla protein to same bowl and whisk until smooth texture
  • Add all the desiccated coconut to same bowl and whisk until substance becomes thick (Add more protein or coconut here if needed)
  • When mixture is solid enough form 10-12 vanilla balls
  • Coat each vanilla ball with some more coconut flakes then pop into fridge for 1 hour and allow to harden up
  • Heat dark chocolate
  • Add remainder of mix into chocolate and allow to cool for 5 mins
  • When mixture has cooled form 10-12 chocolate balls
  • Coat each chocolate ball with some more coconut flakes then pop into fridge for 1 hour and allow to harden up.

Hope you enjoy!

DavidLastFitness