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Choc chip cookie dough protein balls

By Rachael Attard, Updated Sep 13, 2020

A super easy healthy treat that will definitely satisfy sugar cravings. These choc chip cookie dough protein balls are the bomb.

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops protein powder
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup almond butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1/4 cup maple
  • 1/4 cup dark choc chips
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor, then stir through choc chips.
  2. Roll into balls and set in the fridge.

Easy as that! :) xx

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Rachael is an Australian born certified personal trainer and nutritionist who holds a Bachelor degree in Science.

After struggling for years to find an exercise and diet program that is tailored to women striving for lean and toned body with no bulk she designed her Lean Legs Program. This program is tailored to each body type and focused on helping women get toned but feminine bodies, without getting bulky.

Her mission is to empower women and help them stay in shape in a healthy and balanced way.

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14 comments on “Choc chip cookie dough protein balls”

    Elana says:

    Hi Sara, I’m getting very different macros and I followed the recipe exactly. I’m getting 58% fat, 18 % protein and 24% carbs. Any idea why that might be? My protein powder is 31gram scoop with 25 grams of protein, 1 gram of carbs and 2.5 grams of fat per scoop.

      Tijana - Lean Legs Support says:

      Hi lovely <3

      I'm not sure what your fitness goals are but if it's weight loss, tracking the amount of food you eat (ie. calories) is more important than the macronutrient breakdown, to be honest :) My colleague and you might have used different apps to calculate them of different products (sometimes those apps insist on your selecting a specific brand) - but the important thing is that you are mindful about your calories in general and to lose weight, you should be at a slight deficit, some 200-300 calories less than you eat.

      Also, if you have more questions, I suggest you write at info@rachaelattard.com since then we can have proper two-way communication in case you have additional questions <3

      Love,
      Tina

    Lydia says:

    May I know the macros for this recipe please?

      Sara - Lean Legs Support says:

      Hi lovely <3,

      Thanks for reaching out!:)

      Here are approximate macros for this recipe:

      50%protein
      30%fat
      20%carbs

      Hope this helps! <3

      Love,
      Sara

    Jessica H. says:

    In your list of ingredients, you have listed ‘1/4 cup of maple’. Is that maple syrup?
    Thank you,

      Tijana - Lean Legs Support says:

      Hi lovely,
      Yes, it’s maple syrup :)
      Hope you enjoy it!
      Tina

    Shir says:

    Do I have to use protein powder?

      Diana - Lean Legs Support says:

      Hi lovely,
      You don’t have to use a protein powder, you can replace it with more almond meal or add some coconut flour. However, a good protein powder will taste slightly better and make the cookies more nutritious! xx

      Love,
      Diana

    Kisa says:

    Hi Rachael !

    When you say “one scoop”, how many grams is it ?

    Thanks a lot :)

      Rachael Attard says:

      Around 30g :) x

        Kisa says:

        Thank you ! I just made them and they are really good <3
        (in your ebook, you forgot to mention the butter, I came here to see ! I only had peanut butter, but it was good!)

    Juliet says:

    What protein powder do you use?

      Rachael Attard says:

      Hi Juliet. When I was in Australia, my favourite brand was Cyborg (it tastes amazing). But now that I’m travelling, I just buy the healthiest one I can find and it always changes! xx