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Lemon Coconut Protein Bites

Lemon coconut protein balls are no bake energy balls with dates, oats, almond butter, almond flour, coconut, and lemon. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no bake energy bite, no bake protein balls
Servings: 18 balls
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Sara

Ingredients

  • cups oats
  • 6 dates
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes, unsweetened
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (1 lemon)
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice (approx. 1 lemon)
  • 2 Tablespoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract

Instructions

If using a food processor:

  • Combine all ingredients in the large bowl with large blade and process for 1-2 minutes, until well combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.
    Use a Tablespoon to measure out portions and roll/shape into balls.

If using a blender:

  • In the blender, blend oats until crumbly and fine, no big pieces left. Add chopped dates and blend until well combined and no large pieces left.
  • Transfer mixture to mixing bowl and add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
    Use a Tablespoon to measure out portions and roll/shape into balls.

Notes

Store in an airtight container: 
  • Room temperature 3-5 days
  • Refrigerator up to 2 weeks
  • Freezer up to 3 months

Nutrition

Serving: 1ball | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg