Bliss Ball Recipes

Resized_20170723_191615Chocolate, almond & date protein balls

Bliss balls and protein cookies are a fun way to increase your good fats. Also depending on the recipe, they are high in protein. The benefits continue as they are quick, healthy and convenient snacks. Below are some recipes we like to use. They’re tasty and convenient snacks that don’t require hassle to make. If you have a recipe please feel free to comment with it. We would be happy to expand the bliss ball options we currently use.

Chocolate, almonds & date protein balls/cookies
(Makes 20-24 balls)
Ingredients:
8-12 TBSP (120g) Vanilla International Protein WPI
2 TBSP of Barlean’s Green Chocolate Powder
1/2C almonds (unsalted)
3/4C dates (soaked for 30 minutes) or fresh
2C of uncooked pumpkin – roast or boil
1/2C of coconut flour
Water – as required

For cookies to serve:
1 tsp cashew nut spread
Pinch of almonds flakes

Method: 
1. Boil or roast the pumpkin until soft.
2. Blitz the ingredients together. Add water as required to help moisten the mixture. You should be able to roll the mixture into formed balls.
2. Use a tablespoon to measure one ball (1TBSP = 1ball) and roll. Alternatively flatten and make into a cookie.
3. Place on baking tray with baking paper. Store in freezer for 30 minutes till hard. *They are nicer left in the freezer.
4. For cookies add a teaspoon of cashew nut spread on top and garnish with almond flakes. Alternatively make a protein sandwich and place the cashew spread and almond flakes between two cookies. Leave in the freezer for the spread to harden.

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Chocolate, almond & date protein cookies     Chocolate, almond & date protein balls
with cashew nut spread

Green Tea Matcha & Pumpkin high protein balls
(Makes 20-24 balls)
Ingredients:
8-12 TBSP (120g) Bare Blends Green Tea Matcha WPI
1/2C almonds (unsalted)
3/4C dates (soaked for 30 minutes) or fresh
1-2C of boiled/roasted pumpkin
1/2C of coconut flour
Water
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Method: 
Use the method above.

Vegan Balls – Vanilla, pumpkin and peanuts
(Makes 20-24 balls)
Ingredients:
8-12TBSP (120g) Pea Protein WPI
1/2C almonds (unsalted)
3/4C dates (soaked for 30 minutes) or fresh
1-2C of boiled/roasted pumpkin
1/2C of coconut flour
4 TBSP of peanut butter (100% crushed)
Water

Method:
Use the above method. Once the balls have been rolled, dip one side into the peanut butter. When frozen it will harden.

Cashew & Oat Protein Balls
by Sports Dietitians Association
Ingredients:
500g raw unsalted cashews
4 TBSP of Tahini
100g shredded coconut
500g oats
2 TBSP lemon juice
200g desiccated coconut
Water to create for rolling texture

Method:
1. Blitz the cashews and the oats in a food processor
2. Add the shredded coconut, tahini and lemon juice and continue to blend the mixture
3. Add a small amount of water till the mixture becomes paste like
4. Roll the mixture into smalls balls and roll the outer layer in the desiccated coconut
5. Store in the fridge or freezer

SDA Cashew Oat Bliss Balls

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