Simple Protein Balls


Makes 22 small balls


  • 1 x cup of almond butter OR peanut butter - make sure it's the healthy type!!
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 x tablespoon cacao
  • Dash of water


  • Add honey and nut butter to large bowl & mix together
  • Add oats, coconut, cacao, protein powder to bowl & mix using a spatula or wooden spoon also add the dash of water and mix - you want a sticky consistency but not watery.
  • Roll into coconut & set in fridge in an airtight container.
  • Place some in an airtight container which you freeze for up to 3 months


  • Use good quality protein powder (protein that is quite simple and natural) 
  • Can use chocolate protein powder if desired.
  • You can also use almond butter, peanut butter, nut butter or if you want to splurge, you can purchase ABC+ HEMP Butter. That is almond, cashews & Brazil nuts blended with hemp. It's around $9 from Coles. 
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Scott Jenkins