Salted Caramel, Coconut and Cashew Protein Balls

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How good do these look? The perfect afternoon pick me up with a protein hit.

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Salted Caramel, Coconut and Cashew Protein Balls

Makes Approx. 18 Balls

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Macros per ball:

Calories - 200

Protein - 15g

Carbohydrates - 18g

Fat - 8.5g



1 cup rolled oats 

1 cup roasted unsalted cashews 

1 cup desiccated coconut 

1 cup True Protein Plant Protein in French Vanilla

12 fresh medjool dates, pitted and soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes 

1/2 cup hulled tahini 

1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste 

2 tbsp of the reserved date water 

Extra desiccated coconut, to roll



  1. Place the oats, cashews, coconut and protein powder in a high powered food processor and combine until a fine texture forms. 

  2. Add in the tahini, vanilla bean paste and dates and combine until sticky. If the mixture is still a little dry, add in 2 tbsp of the date water. The mixture should hold together when pinched. 

  3. Form into about 18 balls and roll in extra coconut, if desired. 

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