Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Chocolate Orange Protein Bites

Cooking method:

Food Processor
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 10 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 12 people

Chocolate Orange Protein Bites

This delicious gluten free, high protein, snack recipe is so easy to make! Great for a post-workout snack or lunch box filler.


  • 200g medjool dates, pitted
  • 25g vegan chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 zest of orange
  • 20g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp coconut or almond milk
  • 20g cacao nibs (optional)

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Place all the ingredients, except for the cacao nibs, in the processor bowl

  • Step 2

    Process on medium speed until everything is combined, 10-20 seconds

  • Step 3

    Roll the mixture between your hands to create 12 protein balls

  • Step 4

    Crush the cacao nibs (if using), then roll each ball to coat

  • Step 5

    Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to set