Chocolate nut energy balls

October 18, 2017


Author Notes: Power up with some choc nut energy balls. They're refined sugar and dairy free and can easily be made gluten free and vegan. Teresa Ulyate

Makes: 15

Ingredients

  • ¼ cups raw almonds
  • ¼ cups raw cashews
  • 150 grams pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon rolled oats (use gluten free if necessary)
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cacao
  • ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons sugar free peanut butter
  • tablespoons honey (or brown rice syrup for vegan)

Directions

  1. Blitz the almonds and cashews in a food processor for a few seconds to chop up finely.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the food processor. Blitz until everything is combined and you have a thick mixture.
  3. Roll teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls and arrange on a baking tray. Pop the tray in the fridge and leave the balls to firm up. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.

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