Ginger & Apricot, Protein Balls

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Need a healthy treat that will give your immune system a boost & won’t ruin your appetite? Give these ginger apricot protein balls a try.

I often have a jar of these in the cupboard. The ginger adds a mildly sweet, spicy bite of freshness, which leaves me feeling both satisfied & energised… ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜

They don’t require any baking, using fresh ingredients they’re super easy to make & may just save you a penny or 2, when compared to those expensive pre packaged brands… ๐Ÿ’ฐ Simply blitz, mix & shape them into a ball for a quick, delicious healthy treat!

Ginger & cinnamon act as a natural anti inflammatory, they help with digestive problems & can assist in boosting your immune system. I have been known to sneak them into my families diet wherever possible. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Dates and apricot add a rich, natural sweetness, so no processed sugar required & they’re both high in fibre.

Full of chia, flax, pumpkin & sesame seeds, you’ve got all the natural protein needed from this simple, healthy snack!

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Ginger Apricot Protein Balls

Healthy Immune boosting Ginger Apricot protein balls 

Course Snack
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 Balls
Calories 88 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Medjool Dates
  • 1 cup Dried Apricot
  • 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tbs Flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1/3 cup Ginger Crystal
  • 1 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

Coconut & Sesame Seed Coating

  • 1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 3 tbsp Sesame Seeds

Instructions

  1. Put dates and apricot into food processor and blitz till course texture

  2. Then add remainder ingredients and blitz till combined and smooth

  3. Scoop a tbsp of mixture and roll mixture into a ball between the palms of your hands

  4. Protein balls can be eaten as is or you can drop them in a bowl of mixed desiccated coconut and sesame seed coating

Recipe Notes

You can make mixture a bit thicker (pulse instead of blitz) if you prefer a crunchier texture.ย 

Use wet hands to easily roll the balls without them sticking to you

This mixture can be made into slices. Simply pour mixture into a lined brownie pan, let it set in the fridge before cutting into evenly slices.

Store protein balls in a air tight container

*Nutritionย information is approximate and is meant as a guide only*

Nutrition Facts
Ginger Apricot Protein Balls
Amount Per Serving (15 g)
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 172mg5%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 39mg4%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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