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Need a boost of energy? 💫 Try these 3 high protein vegan energy balls recipes! We use organic whole ingredients. They are fun and easy to make, healthy and delicious – and can help you blast through your day so you can keep going!

Tip: We stock them in fridge for a quick healthy grab when you don’t have time to eat a full meal.


1. Coconut Matcha Energy Balls

Full of antioxidants & EGCG

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cashews
  • 2 cups small pitted dates
  • 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut (plus more for rolling)
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp. powdered matcha tea
  • Pinch of salt
  • Crushed pistachios, for rolling (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pour boiling water over the cashews and soak for 10 minutes. Drain
  2. Combine cashews, dates, coconut, coconut oil, matcha tea powder, and salt in food processor
  3. Using your hands or cookie scoop, shape the mixture into small balls, then roll them in shredded coconut and if you like, crushed pistachios
  4. Refrigerate overnight, then bring them to room temperature before eating.

2. Peanut Butter Protein Energy Bites

5 grams of protein per ball

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup natural Peanut Butter or nut butter of choice
  • ½ cup ground flax seed (flax meal)
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor
  2. Blend until the oats are chopped & dough is firm, for about 30 seconds
  3. Scoop out 2 Tbsp. of the mixture & form into a ball, set on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  4. Chill in fridge until they are ready to eat. Can be kept in fridge up to a week.

3. Birthday Cake Protein Balls

My favourite healthy take on cake

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup protein powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup cashew butter
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • ½ tsp. almond milk
  • ¾ Tbsp. sprinkles (we used almonds for a healthier option)

Instructions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl, mix the wet ingredients together
  2. Add wet & dry together and mix well, use almond milk to bind (use hands)
  3. Roll into balls, roll into sprinkles or almonds, refrigerate.

📷 If you made any of these recipes, tag @umasveganeats or #umasveganeats on Instagram. I’d love to see your photos!