No-Bake Coconut Protein Balls

Protein balls are a great and easy way to get adequate protein in your routine! We recommend making a batch and freezing them for future use.

(Yields 24 protein balls)


  • 3 cups pitted dates
  • 1 1/2 cups almonds
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 4 scoops pea or hemp protein powder (vanilla or chocolate)
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (dairy-free if necessary)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes


  1. In a food processor, add the almonds and process until coarse.
  2. Add dates and water, process until combined.
  3. Add cacao and protein powder and process until well combined. Then add chocolate chips and pulse to evenly distribute chips.
  4. Spread coconut flakes on a plate or a bowl.
  5. Shape/roll dough into small balls and roll around in coconut flakes one at a time.
  6. Freeze or store in the fridge in an airtight container.