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Beetroot and Date Energy Balls

  • RECIPE MAKES: 8 or 16 balls | 1.5g of protein per ball (8 ball recipe 40g ball) or 0.8g of protein per ball (16 ball recipe 20g ball)
  • PREP TIME: 20 min
  • COOK TIME: 10 min

Created by @the_pku_nana

Step 1

Add oil to pan, peel, chop beetroot and sauted till soft.  

Step 2

Add beetroot, oats, cocoa and dates into food processor and blitz untill all ingredients are blended.  

Step 3

Spoon out ingredients from food processor to a mixing bowl and stir through vanilla extract, lemon zest, honey and low protein flour until all ingredients are well combined.  

Step 4

Weigh, total weight of mixture (should be approx. 330grams) and divide by 8 which will result in 8 x 40g portions. 

Step 5

Take each 40g portion and roll it into a ball using your hands. 

Step 6

Once you have rolled 8 balls, on a clean workspace pour the desiccated coconut and lightly coat each ball.  

Serving suggestion:

Can weigh out each ball into 20g serve’s which equate to 16 serves and only 0.8g of protein per serve. 

  • 1 tsp Oil 
  • 45g Rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp (9g) Cadbury cocoa 
  • ¾ cup (125g) Roughly chopped dates 
  • ½ cup Beetroot, peeled and cooked 
  • 1 tsp  Vanilla extract 
  • ½ tsp Lemon zest 
  • 2 dessert spoons of low protein flour 
  • 2 Tbsp Honey 
  • ½ cup (45g) desiccated coconut