Energy balls recipe



 

INGREDIENTS

¾ cup (175 mL) almonds and walnuts mix

1 cup (250 mL) California prunes

¼ cup ( 50 mL) chia seeds

2 Tbsp. (30 mL) cocoa powder

2 Tbsp. (30 mL) smooth nut butter

coconut oil, to blend

cup (75 mL) desiccated coconut

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place nuts in bowl of a food processor with knife blade and blitz for 10 seconds.
  1. Add California prunes, chia, cocoa and nut butter and blend well until smooth.
  1. Add a small amount of coconut oil, a few drops at a time, until the mixture is sticky, and holds its shape when you roll a small amount between your fingers.
  1. Take a tablespoon (15mL) of the mixture and roll into a ball. Continue creating balls until mixture is all gone.
  1. Place coconut onto a small plate and roll balls in the coconut, to coat.
  1. Place balls in an air-tight container in the fridge. They will keep for up to a week.

Makes approximately 15 to 20 balls

 

*RECIPE COURTESY CALIFORNIA PRUNES

 

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