True Protein Balls

I love a good snack.  Recently while trying to find another recipe I stumbled upon this recipe for protein balls.

Since my allergy testing, I’ve gotten a lot more serious about removing gluten from my diet.  It still makes an appearance every now and then, but I know which gluten sources I can eat (like cookies but moderation), and can’t (bread, a good quality sourdough is an exception).

Snack options have become limited.  Which is why I love these balls to snack on.  They are quick, pack a punch and I can take anywhere.

The original recipe can be found here on Whole Food Simply

True Protein Balls


  • ¼ cup Macro Almond/Cashew Butter
  • 2 tbls Maple Syrup
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ½ cup Banana Honey True Protein Powder
  • 2 tbls Cacoa or Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tps hot water
  • 2 tbls coconut oil


  1. Place the almond/cashew butter, maple syrup, coconut oil & salt in a bowl
  2. Mix until combined
  3. Add the protein powder, cacoa/cocoa & hot water and mix until it resembles a cookie dough consistency.
  4. Shape into balls, and place in the fridge to set.

Makes 14-20 balls (depending on size).

These balls are freezable, and a great fuel alternative for when you are out running.

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