Choc Mint Protein Balls - The Health & Wellbeing Studio

Choc Mint Protein Balls

These protein balls are a great healthy alternative for the chocolate mint lover. With just over 2g of sugar per ball along with protein and essential fatty acids, these little gems will satisfy your chocolate craving minus the sugar rush. Plus, the added benefit of tahini being very high in calcium, iron and other important vitamin and minerals, this recipe is a yummy treat rich with nutritional goodness

  • Gluten Free
  • Grain Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Family Friendly
  • Cooking with kids
  • Weightloss friendly
  • Freezable
  • Sweet Treat
  • Snack
  • Dessert

Preparations time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 0 mins
Serves: 14-16


1 cup almond meal
1/2 cup black tahini
2 tbs cocoa powder (we used Loving Earth)
1 tbs cocoa nibs
1 scoop of protein powder, we use Shake It Chocolate however you may choose a soy or pea based protein
2 tbs of honey or maple syrup (the balls aren’t overly sweet so you may like to add a little more)
2-3 teaspoons of mint oil (depending on how minty you like it)
1 tbs of coconut oil
Pinch of salt
Sesame seeds for coating



1. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl until well combined (except for the sesame seeds)
2. Roll into balls the size of a golf ball or slightly smaller
3. Coat with sesame seeds
4. Put in the fridge and enjoy

Download the full recipe in PDF format

Created by Melbourne Naturopath Bianca Potenta

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