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Blueberry Protein Balls

These Blueberry Protein Balls are made with healthy dates, crunchy nuts, sweet dried blueberries and packed with flavor, protein and nutrition. In just 10 minutes, you can whip them up for an easy grab-and-go breakfast or pre-workout snack! Gluten-free, grain-free, vegan, paleo and freezer-friendly!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword bliss ball recipe, bliss balls, date balls, date protein balls, healthy protein balls, healthy vegan snacks, homemade snacks, quick snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 14 protein balls
Calories 140 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 1/3 cup cashews , sliced or slivered blanched almonds will work as well
  • 1/4 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 2 tbsp vanilla or plain plant-based protein powder , we like this plant-based protein powder. If you’re not a fan of protein powder, sub with ground flaxseeds or ground hempseeds.
  • 1 cup medjool dates pitted, about 8
  • 3/4 cup dried blueberries
  • 1 tbsp almond butter , or sub any nut butter or seed butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt


  1. Place the cashews and pecans in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.

    Top view of blended cashews in a food processor
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until the dates are broken down and the mixture clumps together.

    Top view of blended cashews and dates in a food processor
  3. Roll a half-tablespoon-size of the mixture into a ball with your hands. Repeat with remaining mixture. This will make about 14 balls. 

    Top view of 13 blueberry protein balls on a white plate
  4. Keep in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container.

    Top view of a pile of blueberry protein balls on a white plate
Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Protein Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 protein ball)
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 6g12%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.