ROS Protein Balls
These bitesize treats are high in protein and healthy fats and are the perfect snack to bring with you on-the-go or for a post workout energy boost.
Ingredients (makes 9 serving)
- 3 scoops of Blue Label Whey® (chocolate)
- 5 dates
- 4 heaped tbsp of almond butter
- Whole chia seed
- 4 tbsp of honey
- 2 tbsp of coconut oil
Macro-nutrients per serving
- Calories - 149
- Protein - 12g
- Carbohydrate - 3g
- Fats - 10g
Melt the coconut oil and honey over a low heat.
Using a pestle and mortar and a drop of boiling water mash the dates until they form a paste.
Mix the Blue Label Whey®, honey, coconut oil and almond butter together in a large mixing bowl until a soft dough is formed. Using wet hands form golf sized balls and roll in a bowl filled with chia seed.
Blue Label Whey® adds 28g of the highest quality whey protein per serving. This aids recovery and muscle growth. It will also help people to lose excess weight. BLW also contains probiotics for healthy gut activity.
Dates are a good source of potassium and also provide the essential carbohydrates needed for after a workout.
Good quality almond butter is an excellent source of healthy fat and also contains key minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron and manganese.
Chia is the highest known vegetarian source of OMEGA 3 which has been shown to help lower blood pressure.p>
Coconut oil is a good source of MCTs, these healthy fats act like carbohydrates in your body giving you easily accessible energy without the negative effects of sugars.