Chocolate Orange Protein Energy Bites

Phyto Pro Chocolate Orange Protein Energy Bites

These Chocolate Orange Protein Energy Bites are the perfect on-the-go, nutrition top-up you need to help you power through a busy day (or week!).

Made with Phyto Pro THRIVE Vanilla (for nutrition and satiety) and low GI dates (for slow-release energy throughout the day), paired with Raw Cacao superfood power (for immediate energy release), these will certainly help you keep on top of your game!

Prep. Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

No. of Servings: 10-15


  • 330g Raw whole almonds
  • 1 cup dates – pitted and soaked in 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 generous tablespoons of Phyto Pro Raw Cacao superfood powder
  • 1/3 cup Phyto Pro THRIVE Vanilla protein powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon – optional
  • Zest of 1/2 orange
  • 2 tbsp Phyto Pro Maca Root superfood powder
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Phyto Pro Hemp Heart superfood seeds for rolling
  • Desiccated coconut and anything else you like for rolling


  1. Pulse almonds in a food processor with the cinnamon, cacao, orange zest, maca, salt and pea protein powder until crumbly.
  2. Add the dates and vanilla and blend until it comes together. You may need to add a tbsp of fresh orange juice.
  3. The dough should come together and not be too sticky. Refrigerate for a while if the mixture is too sticky.
  4. Place your various ingredients for rolling the balls in on a plate – desiccated coconut, goji berries, hemp hearts or freeze dried berry powders.
  5. Using a teaspoon, scoop up enough dough to make a ball of your preferred size, shape in your hands and roll in your topping of choice.

Storage Suggestions:

  • Keep these Chocolate Orange Protein Energy Bites in a sealed air-tight container and in the fridge for snacking or for lunch boxes. They should keep for up to 2 weeks.


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