3. Recipe: Thin mint no bake protein balls
You’ll need to make a double batch of these babies to keep up with the demand. They’re naturally sweetened with dates, and that thin-mint flavor comes from a combo of unsweetened cocoa powder and peppermint extract.
Skill level: Beginner
Start to finish: 15 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
8 dates pitted
1 cup cashews
1 tablespoon chia seeds
¼ cup cocoa powder
½ teaspoon pure peppermint extract
2 servings chocolate protein powder
2 tablespoons almond milk
1. Toss all the ingredients into the food processor, and blend until smooth.
2. Form into 12 1.5″ balls.
3. Enjoy. Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator.
Nutrition information (per 1.5″ piece):
Calories: 136; total fat: 6g; saturated fat: 1g; protein: 5g; carbohydrates: 18g; sugar: 11g; fiber: 2g; cholesterol: 1mg; sodium: 11mg
Recipe and photo by Lara Clevenger MSH, RD, LD/N, CPT of The Healthy Fit Foodie.
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