Aloha Quinoa Power Balls

Power through your day with our protein-packed Aloha Quinoa Power Balls made with Success® Quinoa, coconut, pineapple, and crunchy cashews.

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Servings SERVES 16 balls
Ready in TOTAL TIME 30 mins (+ 1 hour chilling time)


  • 1 bag Success® Quinoa
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped dried pineapple


  • Add a power boost to that pesky midday slump with these protein-packed quinoa balls loaded with the irresistible tropical flavors of coconut and pineapple.

  • Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Let cool to room temperature.

    Step 2

  • In a food processor, pulse together dates, cashews, protein powder, coconut oil and honey until well blended. Add quinoa, shredded coconut and pineapple; pulse until well combined.

    Step 3

  • Roll into sixteen 1-inch balls; refrigerate for about 1 hour or until set.

    Recipe Tips

  • Substitute almonds for cashews if desired.

  • Roll in coconut or finely chopped cashews.

Tropical Boost

Reaching for sweets during that midday slump is all too easy when you’re looking for a quick energy boost. Our protein-packed Aloha Quinoa Power Balls made with Success® Quinoa are a better option because they’re sweetened with honey and vanilla and feature tropical flavors like coconut and pineapple. You won’t only get that power boost to get you through the day, but you can escape to the tropics as well! At least for a few moments…

These delicious snacks are perfect for making in advance and are incredibly easy to make. All you have to do is pulse all the ingredients except the quinoa, coconut, and pineapple in a food processor. Once that’s done, you combine them with the cooked quinoa, coconut, and pineapple, roll the mixture into balls and refrigerate. Simple as that! Keep at batch ready at all times and combat those pesky sugar cavings with your ready-made, protein-packed power snacks!

Make them for a great meal prep idea if you’re looking for a quick breakfast or a snack on-the-go. Check out our guide with more recipe ideas for every meal.

Nutty Snacks

If cashews aren’t your thing, feel free to substitute with almonds instead. Add a little extra crunch by rolling the balls in chopped cashews or almonds.