Today’s Clean Meal: Maca Protein Balls

A Protein Treat that requires No Cooking! Always a winner when you have a busy work week and not much time spare

Protein Balls are a great way to boost your protein intake in a small hit. Some people find it tough to meet their daily protein quote – especially if you are a vegetarian – so these little treats allow you to hit those targets and enjoy a clean treat.

The recipe below contains Maca Powder

Maca powder and root

Maca is rich in vitamin B vitamins, C, and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids. Maca helps elevate your mood which helps with stress, anxiety and depression.

It aids in sleep and quicker injury recovery. It also increases metabolism, may help with weight loss and fitness goals. It also has been known to improve sex drive – wink wink

It increases your energy which improves workout performance, endurance, stamina, strength & muscle gain and raises testosterone in men & eliminates hormonal problems in women

Other great benefits include:

  • reduction of allergies to dogs, cats, seasonal pollens
  • increases brain function leading to better mental clarity & perception
  • cellulite reduction, eases symptoms of crohn’s & IBS , eliminates constipation;
  • may cure chronic fatigue, relieves depression, aids in detoxification;
  • lowers high blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, increases energy levels

Have I converted you to Maca Powder yet?

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Right so back to the balls!

Ingredients needed are:

  • Maca Powder – 50g
  • Cacao Powder – 50g
  • Almonds – 100g
  • Organic/ Natural Peanut Butter – 100g
  • Coconut Oil – 3 Tbsp – melted
  • manuka Honey – 3 Tbsp
  • Oats 125g
  • Sea Salt Flakes – pinch


You will need a Blender/ Food processor

Blend the Oats, Maca, Almonds and Cacao Powder in a food processor. Blend for 1-2 minutes. Add pinch of Salt.

Place ingredients in a bowl and fold in the peanut butter. Add the melted oil and honey and keep folding until you get a hard yet maluable consistency.

Start rolling into small balls – and set aside on some baking paper. When all balls are rolled place in the fridge


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