MAKES 6 TIME 35 MINUTES
There are hot cross buns then there are Happy Way hot cross bun protein balls. When it comes to Easter, nothing induces nostalgia and helps create lifelong memories quite like the smell and taste of these delicious, traditional treats. Now, we would hate for you to miss out but if the idea of eating sugar filled treats while in isolation with the kids all weekend long makes you feel on edge (guilty), then we’re here to offer a more family friendly alternative. All the taste and flavour without those unwanted additions like your children bouncing off the walls.
Packed full of dates, currants and mixed spice, these protein balls will induce all the Easter flavour and feels your heart desired. Developed by Happy Way resident nutritionist Malissa Fedele, this recipe will go a step further by ensuring the entire family enjoys sustained energy, and are left feeling full and satisfied. Which means you won’t be hearing the pantry door opening and closing every five minutes. Bonus!
With the addition of ingredients such as almonds, Maca and protein powder these wickedly delicious bliss balls will also make the perfect post-workout treat throughout the week. Just the kind of incentive you need to complete that home workout you have been putting off.
So it’s time to inject some Easter flavour and start new traditions in the kitchen with these finger-licking, lip-smacking Easter bliss balls.
1 cup of almonds
1 cup of pitted dates
1/3 cup of currants
1 teaspoon of mixed spice
I teaspoon of cinnamon
1 tablespoon of Maca
½ scoop of Happy Way Chocolate Protein Powder
Step 1: Combine all of your ingredients in a high-powered food processor and blend until mixture is combined.
Step 2: Scoop one-tablespoon worth of mixture out at a time and roll into balls.
Step 3: Place bliss balls onto a tray and allow them to sit in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Step 4: Enjoy with the whole family. Warning: Just one won’t do.