Low Protein Energy Balls
These energy balls are a convenient snack for lunch boxes, sports bags, or when traveling. You can coat them in different toppings, like cocoa powder, coconut, or oats. Just remember to count the protein from any added ingredients!
- ½ small (50 g) ripe banana
- 6 Tbsp Loprofin Rice, cooked and cooled (28 g before cooking)
- 3 Tbsp (17 g) desiccated coconut (see note)
- 1 tsp honey
- 1½ tsp cinnamon
- ¼ cup (58 g) quick oats, divided
- In a food processor, pulse together the banana, cooked Loprofin Rice, desiccated coconut, honey, cinnamon and 3 Tbsp quick oats until smooth.
- Divide the mixture and roll into 10 evenly sized balls.
- Roll the balls in the remaining 1 Tbsp quick oats.
- Chill in the refrigerator before serving.
Desiccated coconut is unsweetened, ground coconut that has been dried. Desiccated coconut has a finer grind and is drier than traditional shredded coconut. Store energy balls in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: 1 ball
Protein: 0.3 g
Phenylalanine: 14 mg
Leucine: 22 mg
Tyrosine: 9 mg
Nutrition Per Recipe
Protein: 2.8 g
Phenylalanine: 144 mg
Leucine: 217 mg
Tyrosine: 86 mg
Loprofin Rice is a medical food for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other medical conditions requiring a low protein diet. Must be used under medical supervision.
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