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MATCHA AND COCONUT VEGAN PROTEIN BALLS

June 23, 2017
Photo by Kirill Greidan
Author Notes

Matcha green tea is not only a fancy trendy drink but also a great cooking ingredient. It gives your dish an unusually rich flavor as well as wonderful green colour.
Try these Matcha and Coconut Vegan Protein Balls to see for yourself.
Great pre or post-workout snack or just another way to bring some extra protein into your diet. —Kirill Greidan

  • Makes 10
Ingredients
  • 100 grams Almond Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Agave Syrup
  • 30 grams Rolled Oats
  • 35 grams Desiccated Coconut
  • 3 tablespoons Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Matcha Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Water
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Start by mixing together almond butter, agave syrup, oats, 20g of desiccated coconut, pumpkin seed powder, 1 tbsp of matcha powder and water in a large bowl.
  2. When the mixture is fully combined, divide it into 10 equal parts (25g each) and roll them in your hands until you get a perfectly shaped ball.
  3. Mix together remaining 15g of desiccated coconut and 1 tbsp of matcha powder.
  4. Cover each ball in this bright green coconut and matcha mixture.
  5. Refrigerate for an hour before serving. These Matcha and Coconut Vegan Protein Balls will stay up to a week in a fridge or a month in a freezer.

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