Protein balls are delicious & healthy, making them the perfect snack. So if you need something sweet to stop those pesky afternoon sugar cravings, why not give them a go? 

Coconut Protein Balls

Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 3 People


  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup sultanas
  • 1 cup dates
  • 3 drops vanilla essence or a teaspoon of vanilla paste
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder or a heaped teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut for coating


  • Place all of the ingredients (except the coconut) into a blender and mix until smooth.
  • Using wet hands, roll the mixture into small balls.
  • Pour the coconut onto a chopping board and roll each of the balls until coated.
  • Place on a baking tray and pop in the fridge until hard!

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