Matcha protein balls

Well I finally got myself some Matcha green tea powder to experiment with. I love creating healthy snacks, so I thought I’d start with these matcha protein balls.

The first thing I did was make myself a cup of tea so that I could get an idea of the matcha flavour.

As a hot drink, I think it tastes quite similar to the Japanese and Chinese Sencha’s that are my favourite green teas. 

However, I think that where matcha powder really shines is as a baking ingredient.

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Try these matcha protein balls for a different post workout snack

In this recipe, I’ve added matcha to coconut flour and Vanilla Protein Powder for some super-powered matcha protein balls!

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Here’s the recipe


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Try these matcha protein balls for a slightly different post workout snack.
Course Bliss balls, Snack
Cuisine American, Australian
Keyword bliss balls, energy balls, protein balls
Prep Time 20 minutes
Freeze time 4 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 balls
Calories 120kcal


  • 3 tbsp vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp matcha powder
  • ½ tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • 4 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp rice malt syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut butter mixed with a little hot water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkle sea salt


  • Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Mix the chia seeds and water together in a small bowl and set aside for at least 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Place all dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix together.
  • Add the almond butter, rice malt syrup and vanilla to the bowl and roughly combine.
  • Put the coconut butter into a small bowl and blend with a little bit of hot water until runny and smooth.
  • Add the coconut butter mixture to the ball mixture.
  • Using your hands, combine all ingredients to form a large ball and continue squeezing and kneading until they're all well combined.
  • Roll into small balls and place on baking tray.
  • Set in the fridge for a few hours.

Recipe notes

You can use melted coconut oil instead of coconut butter if you prefer.
You can substitute honey or pure maple syrup for rice malt syrup.
Add some Goji berries or your favourite dried fruit for some extra texture.
Serving: 1ball | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.7g | Protein: 7.5g | Fat: 7.3g
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