Meal prep Sam Wood’s low-carb choc protein balls in 15 minutes

For a boost of energy without the added sugar, try meal prepping these chocolate protein balls that are packed with only nutritious ingredients.

Protein balls are the best kind of healthy snack: quick to make, easy to store and very fulfilling. These low-carb choc protein balls are plant-based and packed with delicious nut butter.

Make these and keep them on hand to satisfy your afternoon sugar cravings and give you a boost of energy.

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Low-carb choc protein balls

Serves 15

Prep 10 min



  • 1 cup(s) sunflower seeds (kernels)
  • 1 cup(s) coconut (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup(s) almond butter
  • 1/4 cup(s) cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup(s) vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • 3 tablespoon(s) coconut oil (extra virgin) melted
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) cinnamon (ground)


1. Add all ingredients to the food processor and mix until well combined.

2. Scooping out a tablespoon at a time, form small balls by rolling the mixture in your hands.

3. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 161.7 cal
  • Protein: 5.1 g
  • Fibre: 2.8 g
  • Fat: 14.6 g
  • Saturated fat: 7.5 g
  • Carbs: 1.7 g
  • Sugar: 1.0 g

This recipe is from the 28 by Sam Wood program