Lemon Protein Balls

These protein balls have a lemon twist that will be enjoyed by everyone.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Serves: 15
Course: Snack, Treat
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, vegan


  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut plus extra for rolling
  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons cashew butter or almond butter
  • 1 lemon juice and zest


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until mixture comes together. (If too wet add more coconut, if too dry add more cashew butter)
  • Shape into balls and roll in extra coconut.
  • Place the balls into the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.


Store these Lemon Protein Balls in the fridge or freezer for up to two weeks

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