RAW, VEGAN ALMOND BUTTER PROTEIN BALLS

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One of my favourite gifts that I got for Christmas this year was a new food processor (yes I know I'm a nutrition dork) so I'm sure you can assume that I have been using it NON STOP ever since I opened the box. I'm not kidding you guys in the last week I have made; protein balls, falafels, black bean dip, hummus and nut butter.. Basically what I'm trying to say is get excited for a ton of easy food processor recipes coming to the blog in the next little while - WOOHOO. 

These little babies are packed with healthy fats, carbs and vegan protein - they make the perfect pre or post workout snack!

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

WET INGREDIENTS:

1/3 Cup Raw Almond Butter 

1 Tbsp Maple Syrup

Splash of Unsweetened Nut Milk - I used about 3 Tbsp but it depends on your food processor.

DRY INGREDIENTS:

1 Cup Raw Almonds

1 Cup Medjool Dates

2 Tbsp Ground Chia Seeds  - These are my favourite, they have probiotics already included!

2 Tsp Cinnamon

2 Scoops Vegan Vanilla Protein Powder - I have been loving this one lately by White Wolf Nutrition (see bottom notes for more info)

HOW TO

1. Add dates into food processor and blend until they form a sticky ball - about 2 minutes - remove from food processor momentarily.

2. Add almonds into food processor and blend until fine, should look like almond flour with some tiny chunks for texture - about 1 minute. 

3. Add in all of the remaining ingredient except for the almond milk, blend until smooth consistency - should be somewhat dry.

4. Add almond milk 1 Tbsp at a time and blend until forms a sticky workable dough that can be formed into balls.

5. Roll dough into balls - should make about 12-16 depending on size. 

*Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week*

BONUS: I have a coupon code for White Wolf Nutrition for you guys to get a little discount off of their amazing variety of products! All of their products are made with natural ingredients and sweetened with stevia which I love. My coupon code is - LULU10 and their website is linked here!

ENJOY LOVES!

xo - LU