Chocolate Protein Energy Balls

Man, do I have an amazing recipe for you today!

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The addition of chocolate protein powder takes the standard energy ball to the next level. It’s like protein powder mixed with Lara bar goodness.

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Ingredients:
3/4 cup nuts (I did one batch with cashews and another with walnuts = both awesome)
1 1/3 cups pitted dates (either whole or chopped)
1 t vanilla
1 t sea salt
1 scoop chocolate protein powder

Directions
1. Place all ingredients in food processor
2. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs

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3. Form mixture into ball shapes
4. Keep in refrigerator

Perfect for a protein boost after your workout or snack or healthy dessert.

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Enjoy!

Linking up with Becky for Treat Yourself Tuesday.

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11 Responses to Chocolate Protein Energy Balls

  1. Yum! I love chocolate protein powder. Haven’t made energy balls in a while, but I totally want to now.
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  2. These look really yummy!!
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  3. Love this! This is the second delicious-looking recipe I saw today with pitted dates. I guess I know what I have to pick up at the store this weekend πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing!
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  4. Yum! I need to get the ingredients for these next time I go food shopping!
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  5. I love little energy balls like this! The combination of ingredients sound great! Perfect for a grab pre-workout for sure!
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  6. I love energy balls, especially if there’s dates and nuts involved!
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