These zesty little bites of heaven are great for a post-workout treat, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid-day snack. They're so yummy we reckon they belong in the dessert section, too.
You will need
- 1 cup cashews
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 2/3 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/2 cup vegan vanilla protein powder
- Rind of 1 lemon, grated
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup desiccated coconut, extra
15 mins to prep
30 mins to set
Place cashews, oats and coconut in a food processor and process until fine.
Add protein powder and lemon rind and process until well combined.
Add maple syrup, then slowly add lemon juice teaspoon by teaspoon, blitzing after each addition, until the mixture has a firm but sticky texture.
Spread extra coconut over a large plate. Roll the mixture into 12 individual balls, then roll each in coconut.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.