Coconut Energy Protein Balls

2014-02-24 16.39.31These are great for curbing sugar and carb cravings since they are super filling. Often when we crave carbs we actually need protein.

1 cup dry oatmeal or substitute with added seeds and/or shredded coconut
2/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 ground flax seed
1/2 cup dried fruit, nuts, seeds, carob chips, chia seeds, walnuts etc.
1/3 honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 nut or seed butter

1. Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl.
2. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for half an hour.
3. Remove from refrigerator and roll into balls of about 1 inch in diameter.
4. Pour about 1 ½ cups of shredded coconut in a pan. Roll the coconut balls in the coconut then store in an airtight container.