PROTEIN YUM: Banana & Cashew Protein Balls

 

Ingredients:

1 large ripe banana

1 scoop coconut or banana protein powder

2 tablespoons cashew butter

3 tablespoons coconut flour

2 tablespoons oat flour

½ teaspoon coconut extract

4 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons shredded coconut

Pinch stevia

Pinch salt

Method:

1.      Break banana into pieces and add to a bowl. Add protein powder, cashew butter, flours, extract, 4 tablespoons coconut, stevia and salt.

2.      With beaters set to low-medium, mix until thick and well combined.  Mixture should be firm like dough. If too crumbly, add almond milk by the teaspoon to get a thick dough.

3.      Roll into 6 balls. Coat in remaining coconut.

4.      Place in fridge for 20 minutes or until ready to eat. Will save 2 days in fridge.

Nutrition Info:

 

Yield: 6 servings

Servings Size: 1 ball

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 0 min

Total Time: 10 min

Calories 122
Total Fat 7g
Total Carbs 13g
Protein 6g

About the Author

"I'm a happily married fitness freak and mom to three amazing, super-fit kids. My passion is creating original recipes and transforming unhealthy eats into healthy treats. I believe in balancing macro-nutrients as often as possible, and cooking to delight the ones I love in the cleanest, yummiest ways possible. As a nutrition coach, trainer and fitness instructor, I feel food is fuel, but it should also taste splendid, because after all, you only live once." Erin holds a B.A. in English and Master’s degree in Education, specializing Group X, children’s fitness and nutrition. She’s been a group exercise instructor for 14 years and was a Master Trainer for three years, traveling the country certifying hundreds of instructors and handling the nutrition portion of the company.
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