Raspberry coconut protein truffles

Treat yourself with these delicious raspberry coconut protein truffles by Heidi Cannon. 

Ingredients (makes 12)

  • ¼ cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup shredded almonds
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 4 dark chocolate squares
  • Cocoa, crushed cacao nibs, crushed nuts or desiccated coconut (optional, for coating)

 

Method

Mash raspberries in mixing bowl.

Mix shredded coconut, almonds and vanilla protein and add mashed raspberries.

Melt coconut oil in microwave and add to mixture.

Blend all ingredients, scoop mixture into small balls and place balls on foil-covered tray.

Melt dark chocolate in bowl and pour over each ball. Roll in nuts, cocoa or other coating if desired.

Place balls in freezer for 10 to 15 minutes and remove for a high-protein treat or recovery snack.

Nutritional info

*Nutrition (per ball, excluding optional coatings) 

kJ 294   Fats 4.4 g  Carbs 4.95 g  Protein 5.9 g

Looking for more healthy recipes? You need to try these sweet potato brownies.

 

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