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Protein Bites

Servings 10
Prep Time 5 mins


  • 1 400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed & patted dry
  • ½ cup nut butter (e.g. peanut, almond, cashew)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup buckwheat flour or almond meal
  • Pinch of salt
  • 40g refined sugar-free dark chocolate, chopped (optional)


  • Place all ingredients (except chocolate, if using) in a food processor and blitz for 1-2 minutes, until combined. Add chocolate and pulse for 20 seconds to distribute chocolate.
  • Using a tablespoon measure, roll mixture into 10 evenly sized balls and place on a lined oven tray. Chill in the fridge for 1-2 hours to set.
  • Store in the fridge or freezer.


Nutrition information per ball (recipe makes 10):
Energy: 159cals (664kJ)
Protein: 6.0g
Carbohydrate: 17.8g (7.4g sugars)
Fat: 7.0g (1.8g saturated fat)
Calories: 159kcal