Chewy Oat and Almond Protein Balls
RECIPE BY SARAH GLOVER • PHOTOGRAPHY BY LUISA BRIMBLE
I love to snack. It’s my weakness. But it’s awesome when you know your eating something that will fill you up and help make your muscles grow! These are chewy and delicious. Oh and moorish.
250 g Turkish Apricots
80 g rice malt syrup
80 g chickpea protein powder (you can get this from health food stores)
1 cup coconut desiccated
100 g oats (gluten free)
1/2 teaspoon of salt
150 g coconut oil
50 g almonds
50 g oats (gluten free)
Put apricots, almonds, rice malt syrup, chickpea protein powder, coconut, oats, salt, coconut oil, into the blender and blitz up. Till the from’s a sticky dough, but still has some texture to it.
Weigh out the balls to approximately 50g or little handful
Blend in the food processor till lightly chopped. and roll into shape toss though some more chopped oats and almonds and put in the fridge till they go hard.
Sarah's Tips & Tricks
If you can’t find gluten free oats, you can used rolled oats, but they won’t be gluten free. As an alternate why not try using buckwheat grouts. or more dedicated coconut.