Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Protein Balls Recipe. These balls are packed with energy, making them the ultimate snack!
Ingredients (makes 10-12 balls):
desiccated coconut, for rolling
50g (½ cup) rolled oats
50g (½ cup) almond meal
150g (¾ cup) cooked pumpkin, mashed
25g (¼ cup) pecan halves
1 tbsp pure maple syrup
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground ginger
¼ tsp allspice
pinch of nutmeg
1, Line a baking tray with baking paper and place the desiccated coconut on a plate.
2, Place the oats in a food processor and blend until a rough crumb forms.
3. Add the almond meal, pumpkin, pecans, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and nutmeg and process until well combined. The mixture should be a little sticky, but if it is too thick, try adding 1-2 tablespoons of water.
4. Using wet hands, roll tablespoons of the mixture into snack-sized balls.
Roll through the desiccated coconut to coat.
5. Place the balls on the lined tray and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.
*You can store the balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. If they even last that long!