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Easy Sugar Free Protein Balls | Video Recipe:

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time5 minsTotal Time15 mins

These little protein balls are an indispensable snack food in our house for adults and kids alike. They are naturally sweetened with goji berries.

Sugar Free Protein Balls

 3 tbsp goji berries (soaked in warm water for 15-20 minutes)
 ½ cup almonds
 ½ cup walnuts OR (1/4 each of walnuts and cashews)
 ¼ cup desiccated coconut
 ¼ cup cocoa
 3 tbsp protein powder (whey or vegan)
 Pinch of sea salt

Process nuts and coconut in food processor until quite fine.


Drain most of the water from goji berries into a small bowl. (Using some of the liquid helps to pull the ingredients together to form the balls). Add goji berries, cocoa and protein powder to the processed nuts. Process again until everything is blended evenly and the mixture begins to pull together. Tip: Add some of the reserved liquid from the goji berries or a tablespoon of melted coconut oil if mixture is too dry.


Remove mixture into bowl. Form into approximately 1 inch balls by applying pressure with both fists.


Variation: For peanut butter lovers, add 1 heaping tablespoon of all natural peanut butter along with the goji berries, cocoa and protein powder.


Store in fridge for up to 2 weeks. But I bet you they won't last!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12