Apricot and almond protein balls

Satisfy your sweet tooth and power up your muscle recovery with these quick, delicious protein balls.

If you're not ready to stomach a full plate post-run, these easy-to-make energy balls will bump up your protein levels and level off any cravings until your next meal.


Why are these great for runners?

Almonds are rich in antioxidant Vitamin E, which keeps cells healthy and aids muscle repair.

Oats contain soluble fibre, which is good for your gut health and can help reduce cholesterol levels.

Dried apricots are packed with immune system-boosting Vitamin A.


Ingredients

Makes 7 balls

35g raw unblanched almonds

80g dried apricots

25g dark (70%) chocolate

14g raw honey

60g rolled oats

60g Big Whey chocolate protein powder


1/ Blend all ingredients together in a food processor, until combined.

2/ Roll into evenly sized balls and put in the fridge to set for 30 minutes.

Nutrition per ball: 158 calories, 13.9g carbohydrates, 9.8g protein, 6g fat


Recipe created by the expert team at Nutrition X.


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