Pumpkin Chai Spice Truffles

Pumpkin Chai Spice Truffles

Mareya Ibrahim
Now that fall is upon us, the pumpkin obsession is in full gear. These truffles are POWER-PACKED with protein, probiotics, antioxidants, enzymes, essential fatty acids, minerals, vitamins and basically the kitchen sink full of nutrients with the antioxidant boost of pumpkin and just enough cocoa to make you feel nice and cozy.
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Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 16


  • cups old-fashioned gluten-free oats
  • 30 grams (2 tablespoons) protein powder, Chai flavor or your favorite low sugar vanilla protein
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup unsweetened canned pureed pumpkin
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • cup cool water


  • In a medium mixing bowl, add 1½ cups oats and ⅓ cup cool water. Combine well and let sit for 10 minutes to allow the oats to absorb the water.
  • In the same bowl, add 1 cup of pureed pumpkin, 2 tablespoons of protein powder, and 2 teaspoons of pumpkin spice. Mix thoroughly and freeze mixture for about 30 minutes.
  • Roll into 16 - 1½′′ balls and coat by rolling in the unsweetened shredded coconut.
  • Freeze extras in an air-tight container for grab-and-go snacks, clean desserts and pre/post workouts.


    About the Author

    Chef Mareya IbrahimMareya Ibrahim is The Fit Foodie, a TV chef, nutrition coach, author, patented inventor and award-winning entrepreneur. Her new book, “Eat Like You Give a Fork.” (St. Martin’s Griffin) is a #1 New Release and is changing how people prioritize their wellness. She is also a signature chef to the NY Times million copy bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” and was a featured chef on 3 seasons of the Emmy-nominated show, Recipe Rehab. Her back page column, “The Fit Foodie” is featured in Edible Orange County Magazine. Mareya is the host of “The Recipes for Your Best Life” Podcast, and has appeared on the Food Network and has created over 400 cooking videos. Mareya is a seasoned food industry expert, and is the recipient of the Senator’s Making a Difference In Health award, World’s Best Technologies gold prize and an Inc. Magazine Newpreneur finalist.