A NICE VARIATION ON PROTEIN BALLS...GREAT QUICK SNACK!
ORANGE SPICE PROTEIN BALLS
Makes about 10 balls
1 cup pumpkin seeds
3 tablespoons sunbutter or a nut butter of your choice
3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
1 cup shredded coconut
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon cinnamon
½ tablespoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon orange zest
8 pitted Medjool dates (soak for about 30 min if hard)
Add pumpkin seeds, sunbutter, coconut oil, shredded coconut, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange zest to a large bowl. Next add your dates to a high speed blender or food processor until it turns into a paste. Add the date paste to the large bowl and mix well with clean, bare hands.
Roll the mixture into individual balls (about 10) and place into an airtight container. Roll with extra coconut if you wish. Store in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.
To your health!