Chocolate Pistachio Protein Balls

Quick and easy high protein snack!


For 15 servings:

  • 6 ozs Dark Chocolate (roughly chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 2/3 cup Sunflower Seed Butter
  • 1 cup Pistachios (removed from shell, divided)


  1. Add the dark chocolate, cocoa powder, protein powder, sunflower seed butter, and half the pistachios to a food processor and blend until well mixed and sticky. Add more sunflower seed butter if the mixture is too dry, or more pistachios if too wet.
  2. Transfer to a mixing bowl and form into even balls with your hands, roughly one-inch in diameter.
  3. Crush the remaining pistachios and coat each ball evenly. Store in the fridge or freezer until ready to enjoy.


Per serving:

  • Calories = 189
  • Fat = 15g
  • Carbs = 11g
  • Protein = 5g


  • Leftovers: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to seven days or in the freezer for three months.

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