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Birthday Cake Protein Energy Balls | Celebrate Our 16th Birthday with #SweetGains

Birthday Cake Protein Energy Balls | Celebrate Our 16th Birthday with #SweetGains
Ian Roden
Writer and expert4 years ago
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This week, Myprotein is celebrating it's 16th birthday, 16 years of hard work, and fueling the ambitions of fitness enthusiasts across the globe for so many years to come.

To help celebrate, our resident recipe maker, Vanetta Mayers has whipped up some high protein treats to make those gains taste super sweet.

Add these Birthday Cake Protein Energy Balls to your dessert list for an easy to make treat without the cheat.

Birthday Cake Protein Energy Balls



  1. Place the oats in a food processor and process to a fine powder
  2. Add cashew butter, salt, coconut oil and Myprotein Birthday Cake Impact Whey Protein powder and process until combined
  3. Transfer to a bowl and mix in sprinkles
  4. Divide in 12 and roll into bowls
  5. Chill for 10 minutes
  6. Place ¼ cup of sprinkles in a dish and roll protein balls in sprinkles

Store in the fridge in a covered container.

Coconut Sprinkles


  • Desiccated Coconut (in this recipe the coconut was chopped in a food processor, but shredded coconut works as well)
  • Food coloring


  1. Place a ¼ teaspoon of water in a jar with a lid and add 1 to 2 drops of food coloring
  2. Add ½ cup of desiccated coconut
  3. Shake until all the coconut is evenly colored
  4. If color is not vibrant enough add 1 or 2 drops of diluted food coloring and shake again
  5. Spread coconut on parchment paper on a baking sheet
  6. Place in the oven at 220 degrees for 5 minutes or until dry. Monitor closely to ensure that coconut does not turn yellow
  7. Store in an airtight container
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Ian Roden
Writer and expert
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A Fordham University graduate, Ian majored in communications and media studies with a focus in journalism and a minor in anthropology during his time at college. Here, he wrote for the university newspaper ranked top ten in the nation.

A competitive athlete for most of his life, Ian has spent almost a decade working as an ocean rescue lifeguard in New Jersey. Within that role, he has competed in endurance sports competitions against other lifeguards for the last 8 years.

As a lifelong surfer, Ian spends most of his spare time in the ocean regardless of the time of year. He also enjoys distance running, photography, and frequently spending entirely too much money on concert tickets.