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Protein Balls

Date & Coconut Protein Balls

These Date and Coconut balls will add a little tropical delight to your day. Best kept in the freezer, and can be enjoyed anytime of day.  Fun fact - Dates are a great pre-labour snack, as they help dilate the cervix, so perfect for any expecting mummy!

5 Ingredients

1 Scoop of Vitimum Original
100 grams of pitted Medjool dates (approx 15 dates)
1/3 cup of almond meal 
60mls of liquid (milk or water)
Shredded coconut (for coating)

Method.

Mix all items together in a food processor until smooth. Batter should be soft and sticky - if dry, add some more liquid or dates.  
Roll into small bite sized balls. Store in the freezer and consume within 2 weeks.

 

OAT PROTEIN BALLS

These are a no bake, oat protein balls.
Perfect afternoon pick me up for a sensitive tummy, or a busy mummy! Fun fact, for breastfeeding Mummas - Oats are a galactagoue, so can help increase milk supply.

5 Ingredients.

1 scoop Vitimum Original 
1 cup of Oats
2 generous scoops of your favourite nut butter (we like Pip and Nut)
40-60 mils of your favourite milk
handful of chocolate chips

Method.

Blend everything except the chocolate chips in the blender.  Mixture should be soft and sticky (if very watery, add some more oats and blend more). 
Add chocolate chips, and roll into small bite sized balls.
Makes approx. 10-12 balls. Store in an airtight container, and refrigerate or freeze. Consume within 3 days (2 weeks if frozen).

Apricot Delight

Apricots are rich in iron and fibre, so great for pregnancy, as your iron stores can get depleted. 
 

5 Ingredients

2 handfuls of cashew nuts (100 grams)
1 scoop Vitimum original
1 cup of dried apricots (100 grams)
60mls of milk or water

Shredded coconut, for dipping. 

Makes: approx 20 balls.

 

Method.

Mix all items together in your food processor/blender. Roll into small balls, and dip into shredded coconut.
Store in the fridge or freezer and consume within 1 week.

Nutella & Almond

Perfect little feel good guilt free version of a truffle. Enjoy with tea, coffee, or to settle a sweet craving!

 

6 Ingredients.

1 Scoop of Vitimum Original
1 spoon Nutella
1 Spoon Almond butter
1 cup of almond meal 
70mls of liquid (milk or water)
Chia seeds  (Optional - for coating)
Makes approx 20. 

Method.

Mix all items together in a food processor until smooth. Batter should be soft and sticky.   
Roll into small bite sized balls. Dip in to Chia seeds for that extra truffle like crunch. 
Store in the freezer and consume within 2 weeks.