easy paleo recipe for paleo protein lemon balls treat
easy paleo recipe for paleo protein lemon balls treat

Quick and Easy Lemon-Coconut Paleo Protein Balls Recipe

September 22, 2017

easy paleo recipe for paleo protein lemon balls treat

Ingredients

1/2 cup almond butter

1/2 cup dates, pitted

2 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice (save the rind for the zest)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

3 tbsp protein powder (I used Primal Kitchen's vanilla coconut protein powder)

1/3 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened

1/3 cup pecans, chopped

1-2 tsp lemon zest

2-3 tbsp extra shredded coconut to roll the balls in for a nice finishing touch

Directions

1Add the almond butter, pitted dates, lemon juice, and vanilla extract to a blender and purée

2Scrape mixture from blender into a medium mixing bowl. Mix in your protein powder, shredded coconut, chopped pecans, and lemon zest

3Roll mixture into small balls, then lightly roll each over some additional shredded coconut to coat

4Keep sealed and refrigerated (up to 2 weeks) until ready to serve

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