Enjoy something sweet and healthy with Ezra Cohen’s no bake protein balls recipe! This Brazil nut butter recipe by Ezra Cohen Montreal is sure to become your new favorite snack. Once prepared, sit back and enjoy nut butter protein balls full of healthy nutrients and fats to boost your mood and help fight inflammation!
These nut butter protein balls are entirely vegan, and once you eat them, they will remind you of those small chocolaty treats you used to enjoy as a kid.
Brazil nut butter is rich in selenium which is quite important for your thyroid. It can also boost your immune system, and has been said to have better outcomes for heart diseases, infections, cancer, and more. Furthermore, these nut butter protein balls have high copper, zinc, and magnesium concentrations and are an excellent source of healthy fats.
No-Bake Protein Balls Recipe
Brazil Nuts (1 ½ cups)
Ezra Cohen Montreal Brazil nut butter (1/4 cup)
Raisins (1/4 cup)
Cinnamon (1 tsp)
Chia Seeds (2 tbsp)
Sea salt (pinch)
Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
Protein powder (1/2 cup)
Melted coconut oil (1/4 cup)
Chopped Brazil nuts (for garnishing)
Add Brazil nuts (1 ½ cups) to your food processor and process it for approximately twenty to thirty seconds, so there are still chunks of nuts left. Then add the remaining ingredients and process it all until well mixed.
Roll one tablespoon of the mixture into a ball, then roll it over the chopped Brazil nuts. Do this with the remaining mixture and then store it in an airtight container in the fridge to get softer balls. If you prefer a harder consistency, then we recommend storing them in the freezer.
Replace Various Nut Butters To Get The Acquired Flavor
Another great thing about the no-bake protein balls recipe is that it is rich in antioxidants; thus, they can also act as an anti-inflammatory and can be suitable for improved brain functionality.
Some nuts you can substitute for Brazil nuts include cashews, hazelnuts, and pecans. Not only that, but you can also replace raisins with honey, dates, maple syrup, or dried figs; chia seed with flax seeds; and coconut oil with cacao butter.
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