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Recovery Cookie Dough Bites

Recipe from Real Fit Kitchen by Tara Mardican, RD an Kate Weiler CHC. 

A great grab and go option to help you recover from your workout and boost your energy.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Keyword ball, bite, energy, recovery
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 balls
Calories 153 kcal


  • 1.5 cup raw cashews
  • 2 tsp maca powder
  • 1 tbsp hemp protein powder or protein powder of choice
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup pure
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs


  1. Blend the cashews, maca, protein powder, maple syrup and vanilla in a high-performance blender or food processor. Do not over process; the mixture should have the consistency of cookie dough. 

  2. Form 12 balls with the mixture by rolling it between your hands. Roll each ball in cacao nibs or chocolate chips.

  3. Refrigerate or put the balls in zip-lock bags and store in the freezer.