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.

 

INGREDIENTS

Balls

250 g Turkish Apricots
100g almonds
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

Topping

50 g almonds
50 g oats (gluten free)

DIRECTIONS

Balls

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

Topping

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.

 
Food & DrinksSarah Glover