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Sunflower Seed Protein Balls

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 24 balls 1x


Gluten free and nut free whey protein balls with sunflower seeds, bananas and dried cranberries.


  • 1 very ripe banana, mashed
  • ½ cup sunflower seed butter, such as sunbutter preferably organic
  • ¼ cup honey or pure maple syrup, dark or amber
  • 4 scoops unflavored whey protein powder
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • ½ cup toasted unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup dried cranberries, preferably fruit juice sweetened


  1. Combine banana, sun butter and honey or maple in a food processor fitted with a steel blade attachment. Process to combine. Add whey, coconut flour, cinnamon and salt and process until it forms a dense paste. Add sunflower seeds and cranberries and pulse until incorporated. Roll into 24 balls, about 1 ½ tablespoons each. Freeze in a re-sealable bag to 1 month. Defrost at room temperature before eating.



Freeze them in a re-sealable bag or container for up to 1 month. Dethaw them at room temperature before eating.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 98
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 35 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Keywords: Sunflower Seed Snack Recipe, Sunflower Butter Protein Balls, Sunflower Seeds Recipes Snacks, Sunflower Seed Balls

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