These bitesize treats are high in protein and are the perfect snack to bring with you on-the-go or for a post workout energy boost.
Ingredients (makes 10 servings)
- 4 scoops of Blue Label Whey® (Chocolate)
- 3 tbsp of almond butter
- 1 tsp of cinnamon
- 1 tsp of mixed spices
- 1 tsp of ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp of nutmeg
- 30g of raisins
- 30g of slivered almonds
- 30g of crushed walnut
- 10 dates
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil
- Desiccated coconut
- 75ml of water
Macro-nutrients per serving
- Calories - 142
- Protein - 15g
- Carbohydrate - 7g
- Fats - 6g
Put all the ingredients except for the raisins and nuts into a food processor and mix. Mix in the nuts and raisins and cool mixture in the fridge to allow it to harden. Once hard, create small golf sized balls and roll in the coconut.
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.
Good quality almond butter is an excellent source of healthy fat and also contains key minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron and manganese.
Cinnamon is a delicious spice that regulates your blood sugar and lowers bad (LDL) cholesterol levels.
Ginger is added for its fresh taste and also for its host of health benefits. Ginger contains bioflavonoids that have anti-inflammatory properties which can help with muscle recovery. It also aids absorption of nutrients.
Walnuts are a great source of fibre and protein.
Dates are a good source of potassium and also provide the essential carbohydrates needed for after a workout.
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.