RAW HOT CROSS PROTEIN BALLS

Happy early-Easter people!

I’ve spent the weekend eating way too many Easter eggs and hot cross buns. I needed a way to keep eating Easter treats but feel better about them, so I came up with this absolutely DELISH easter-inspired protein ball recipe!

RAW HOT CROSS PROTEIN BALLS

These babies pack all the spicy goodness of a traditional hot-cross bun into a protein-packed hit of guilt-free deliciousness!

RAW HOT CROSS PROTEIN BALLS 3

These will definitely get you in the Easter mood and you can treat yourself to a few of these without the easter-egg guilt! Give them a go!

Dan 🙂

RAW HOT CROSS PROTEIN BALLS 1

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1/3 cup raisins (to blend)
  • 1/3 cup raisins (decoration)
  • ½ cup oats
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup vegan chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup dates
DRIZZLE:
  • ½ cup cashews
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla powder
  • Water, as needed
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until you get a fine sticky paste.
  2. Add 1/3 cup of whole raisins for decoration to the sticky paste, and mix with your hands very well.
  3. Form into palm-sized balls.
  4. To make the frosting: blend all the ingredients until smooth, adding water as needed to get the desired consistency. Drizzle on crosses on the raw buns.

Enjoy!

RAW HOT CROSS PROTEIN BALLS 2

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