Love it! How to Make Almond Hemp Protein Balls To make this recipe, simply mix all ingredients together in bowl, roll them together, and place in freezer to stiffen. Angela, thank you for this post. Still lots to figure out, but I’m hopeful I will get there in due time. That was a HUGE turing point, and actually a blessing, in my life. Lightly wetting your hands if needed, shape the dough into balls … I adore you and think the world of your work too! ;). I’ve been a long-time reader, and I always love your thoughtful approach. I made some on the small size to toss into some coconut ice cream like a DQ blizzard. I am so sad because I lost the recipe. Anyway, just hope you know that a TON of readers look up to you for so many reasons. Aww Brandi, I can’t thank you enough! The site has changed. You don’t always have to be in go-go-go mode. These were delicious. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service. And on and on. But I always love reading your posts. (cruelty-free), Perfect Little Pumpkin Cookies with Spiced Buttercream. I’m taking time for me. I tried to save it by adding oats but it’s still super mushy. If it helps anyone else, I’ve spent two+ years getting healthy, healing my digestive system and then everything else along the way (silent reflux = voice loss, chronic cough, clearing throat, etc), spending thousands of out of pocket paying for naturopath and myriad tests. :) And it’s so true about sharing our experiences. This recipe looks wonderful, I would love to try with the peppermint oil but I am not sure how much to add. Your email address will not be published. Servings: Makes 10 energy balls. I wish there was. Yoga has been therapeutic to body and mind. Line a plate with parchment paper. I got out of almost all my career obligations (boards, committees). Disclaimer: © 2020 Gutta Be Healthy. These chocolate hemp protein balls are the perfect afternoon pick me up. So the recipe is pretty much perfect! Slowing down and really, I mean REALLY, slowing down and taking care of ourselves is one of the hardest things to do! These peanut butter hemp high protein balls are simple to make, containing only five ingredients! Balancing career and motherhood is something that’s on my mind a lot. Recipe adapted from my Raw Chocolate Truffles in The Oh She Glows Cookbook Bonus Bundle. A lot! Thank you. Thank you so much for sharing! I slowly started having strange symptoms- horrible fatigue, muscle aches, severe shortness of breath, arthritis, weight gain, psoriasis, irregular cycles, etc- but my blood work was normal so I just chocked it up to getting older and I pushed myself harder. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend into a thick, sticky dough you can pinch together between your fingers. I’ve been trying to incorporate more healthy fats and protein into my daily intake, and I think these will fit the bill! Makes approx. I’m trying to heal myself. Hemp Protein in Pancakes. Even when on holiday I have incredibly active holidays jam-packed with activities because of FOMO and comparing myself to others. Use an old towel to press out the excess water. Updated January 9, 2019* Be sure to follow me on social media! Hey Sofie, Thanks for your review! Where does the time go? Same goes for career stuff. I am a Taurean bull, afterall—charging, stubborn, determined to accomplish my goals at almost any cost. Angela, Yes! Servings: 8 protein balls. Best, Kayla. I am currently going through what sounds like a similar time in life. Happy to hear you are caring for yourself…not easy with kids! Lightly wetting your hands if needed, shape the dough into balls and place them on the lined plate. I needed to read this today. It never ceases to amaze me how supportive this community is! I have struggled before with the constant, go go go mindset and am a huge non-stop worker. * If your dates are bone dry, soak them in boiled water for 15 minutes and then drain very well. Hi Angela – ty for sharing such a great post! I followed the recipe to the letter (minus the optional chopped chocolate) and rolled them in sweetened shredded coconut, which only barely adhered so it looks more like a light dusting of snow. The dates have plenty of benefits and one of them is to support healthy digestion due to a sufficient fiber content. I tried closing them, but they are still everywhere, flashing and so on. I hope you get to the root of your problem, but until then remember that perfection is not possible, but your best in your circumstances is. Your support is so appreciated Brittany! Love that my kids consider it a dessert. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Oh She Glows For Dinner + Pre-order Bonus Bundle! Anyway you can post that recipe? You don’t have to feel behind everyone else. *NOTE* To make these peanut-free, … I’m also taking a couple supplements for gut health as well as probiotics. Hope you enjoy the protein balls if you try them out. Thanks for your post because it really resonated with me. Hemp protein brownie bites are so easy to make, you don’t even need a food processor (no dates or nuts to grind up), just your hands and the ability to not eat them all at once. But the guilt of not always runnign around at 1000% is the hardest thing for me! I am a Taurean bull, afterall—charging, stubborn, determined to accomplish my goals at almost any cost. Until I finally ran myself into the ground! I will continue to follow social media accounts that build me up with positive inspiration and avoid the others like the plague. by Angela (Oh She Glows) on August 21, 2018. Have you tried this delicious paste made out of roasted sesame seeds? I love the chocolate covered ones too for a dessert-like treat. What a sweet note. Thank you for making this nut free !! Angela, I was so nervous to send that newsletter issue out, but the response was fantastic, and many of you said you’d been going through something similar. Also 1/2 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp cinnamon. I’m glad to hear this post drew you in for a read! I’ve loved your blog and cookbooks for a long time. (both of them) Take care of yourself, we will always support you! And it’s so true! Hemp and caramel protein balls. I’m feeling really great now that I’m looking after myself again. Sometimes I feel guilty that I’m not doing “enough”, as it’s easy to get caught up in fitspo or the latest workout fads on Instagram. It’s just too easy to get sucked into that mindset of feeling like there are always 10 things I could fix, or that I’m always 10 steps behind where I “should” be. I’m smiling for you just hearing about all the changes you’ve made that have improved your life. The ads are so prevalent that some content is even hidden. I feel like I could’ve written a lot of that myself! I think in future I’ll double the recipe, it yielded 8 for me for the size I like. Aug 24, 2018 - These are the BEST chocolate hemp protein balls! And when I get back into my beloved sweaty workouts (which I actually do love), I’ll strive for more balance and patience rather than seeing how many classes I can cram into one week. MORE HEALTHY ENERGY BALL RECIPES: Chocolate Chia Energy Balls. hehe, So I just made these and they are SO GOOD! lol. Even a print of the recipe got embedded with an ad. I love the sneaky veggie and I don’t taste it much at all. Be your own doctor, because no one will care about us as much as we do, and there’s never been so much helpful info on line to get ourselves educated. It felt so wrong to do that at the start of a brand new year, let me tell you! I have major digestive issues and in the washroom 4-6 times a day. Add in the dates, hemp protein, tahini and vanilla extract. That’s a great question Amanda! I’m taking time for me. Apr 6, 2020 - These are the BEST chocolate hemp protein balls! I may roll them in some crushed peanuts for a nutty alternative . I wish you all the best with sorting out your digestive issues! As a busy blogger and mom myself, I relate SO MUCH to how you are feeling. We all go through different seasons in our life. * Soak or roast almonds beforehand for a better digestion. I’m on a temporary allergy elimination diet (hence the lack of recipes lately!) This is something I’ve been reminded of over and over again since the beginning of the year. I have been trying to slow down, lower my expectations (very difficult to do) and live in the moment. Chocolate Peanut Butter Hemp Oat Balls *Originally posted May 23, 2014. Place the nuts in a blender and mix until broken down. haha your daughter is a smart girl!! The balls will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for a week and in the freezer for 4 to 8 weeks. Thank you so much for sharing Angela. Thank you so much, Angela, and best wishes to you, too! Sometimes I feel guilty that I’m not doing “enough”, as it’s easy to get caught up in fitspo or the latest workout fads on Instagram. Dates aren’t my friend, but I will try with a 50/50 mix of dates and raisins and let you know how that goes. I own a very busy coffee shop that I do all of the baking for- I couldn’t see myself stopping if I had fractured my wrists so I didn’t see a dr after the fall. This has been a very difficult year, and the difficulties keep adding up. I rolled all of them in coconut. And for once, I’m listening closely even though I don’t quite understand the root of it yet. Use them pre- or post-wor. I have a great recipe for Hemp Protein Energy Balls that I’m sharing below and an exciting GIVEAWAY from Manitoba Harvest. Stay healthy! It was 8-15 times a day prior to antibiotics. Thanks for reading. Much love and many blessings on your journey! :). I hadn’t taken them for over 10 years until earlier this year and wow, I think it wiped me out! THANK YOU for nut-free, vegan recipes! Haha. Hi Emily, I was using cannellini beans in a dip – and thought they might add creaminess/nutrition to a smoothie? I can relate, as I have been slowing down lately too, with a recurring SI joint injury that is “on” again, and a 20 month old son as motivation to heal myself so I can chase him around on the playground! I’m so happy to hear that you are making changes and feeling better. The more I think about it the more I think so! Meanwhile I am stuck living with digestive issues and not knowing what to eat. If you can add a small ice pack even better. So true. Now you know why you should try these delicious hemp protein energy balls, it is time for the recipe! It might be the time to give highly nutritious tahini a chance! The other is a gut health product called Restore from Dr. Zack Bush – also an American doctor who has moved to a more natural healing approach. Thank you for this! I think I need to get back in the kitchen (I haven’t been cooking very much lately) and make these. Thanks so much!! (The kids love to help with this step) Once all balls are formed allow kids to roll them (think like a snickerdoodle) into their favorite topping. Roll mixture into balls. Next, blend half of the oats into a fine flour in a food processor and keep the remaining half as loose flakes. It’s awesome to have goals, but feeling like I’m always behind (especially when I’m trying to make positive changes in other areas in my life) isn’t a relaxing way to live. (Her website is awesome too – www.kellybroganmd.com). One is a book called A Mind of Your Own by Dr. Kelly Brogan. Rolled in chocolate/cinnamon coconut shreds. Hi Angela, thank you for sharing some of your struggles. You are inspiration and I commend you for making 2018 all about your mental and physical wellness. I hope that helps! . They seem to be oddly similar to what I went through after taking two courses of antibiotics for strep. I’m strong and can handle a lot, so for most of my life that’s how things have worked. . I’m so happy to hear that Sarah! If too wet, … Great For: Breakfast, Snacks. They’re so easy to throw together and provide an amazing boost of plant-based energy. :) “Imagine a world where the focus was on how to maintain optimal health and thrive.” – yes, yes, yes! What to do in this case? I love rolling them in hemp hearts, shredded coconut or cocoa powder. I’m just curious if you’ve narrowed down your allergy causes at this point and what made you realize you had an allergy? Thanks for your review! The past 3 years have been crazy with raising twins, part time study and work. Vanilla Chia Protein Balls. Hi Leslie, I haven’t tried anything, but you could probably leave it out and swap it for a tiny bit of almond milk or water (start with 1 teaspoon as you don’t want them too wet). They’re so easy to throw together and provide an amazing boost of plant-based energy. xx. April of this year I slowly started taking walks and have worked up to run/walks about 3 miles. Hey Tanya, And thank you so much Carolyn for your kind words…means a lot! So glad to hear that you took the time for your health Janet. My health issues this past year (see this post and comments) have been a huge red flag. Hey Angela! Love that fudgy texture!!! Get your protein in at breakfast. Remove and using wet hands roll the mixture into your desired sized balls. PS: can’t wait to make these. Instructions In a food processor, combine rolled oats, hemp, flax and pumpkin seeds. While the journey I’ve been on has felt rocky at times, I’m learning to enjoy the path I’m on and surround myself with similar people! 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