• Alisha

Happy Lil Matcha Protein Balls

I know I'm not the only one when I say when I first tried Matcha I was not thrilled with the taste! But, I knew that there were so many benefit to consuming the tea. So I started experimenting in ways I could use it in different recipes. Then light bulb...Protein Balls!


Benefits of matcha

  • Is packed with antioxidants including the powerful EGCg

  • Boosts metabolism and burns calories

  • Detoxifies effectively and naturally

  • Calms the mind and relaxes the bodyIs rich in fibre, chlorophyll and vitamins

  • Enhances mood and aids in concentration

  • Provides vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesiumPrevents disease

  • Lowers cholesterol and blood sugar



Happy Lil Matcha Protein Balls Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 cups desiccated coconut

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

  • 1/3 cup rice malt syrup

  • 1/2 cup almond meal

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 2 tsp Lil Matcha - matcha powder

  • 1 scoop of happy way vanilla protein powder


Method

  1. place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until a sticky yet rollable consistency. (if you need to add more rice malt syrup add a tbsp at a time until you think its perfect)

  2. Roll mix into tbsp sized balls and refrigerate for 10mins

  3. try not eat them all in one go!


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