Protein Balls with Chia and Cacao

protein balls

Makes 25 Protein Balls


  • 175g raw almonds
  • 175g raw walnuts
  • 15 dates, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • ½ tablespoon natural vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 scoops protein powder of your choice I like to use vanilla, chocolate or banana flavour for this mix (pea, rice, whey)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


  1. Place nuts, cacao, cinnamon and protein powder into a blender/processor
  2. Blend until the mixture looks crumbly
  3. Add in the dates, vanilla extract & chia seeds processing again until the mixture begins to come together
  4. Add a little water or unsweetened almond milk if it’s not mixing through and evenly
  5. Once mixed thoroughly , form into small balls

Store in the fridge for a week – 10 days of snacking J

You can also roll them in desiccated coconut for an added twist and to mix it up I tend to do this!

Nuts can also be altered to suit your taste (macros will change with these edits and additions)


Calories: 145

Fat: 11grams

Protein: 6 grams

Carbs: 8 grams

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