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Rachel's Bliss Balls

Monday, March 25, 2019
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Total time
25 minutes
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Preparation time
10 minutes
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Portions
15

This recipe is really delicious, full of fibre and nutrients. A great snack for the kids.

Ingredients
or1/2 cup of dates, dried, flesh and skin (finely chopped)
or30 grams of goji berries, dried
or75 mL of water, boiled
or75 grams of coconut, desiccated (1/4 c)
or1/2 cup of nuts, cashew nuts, raw
or1/2 cup of nuts, mixed
or1 tsp of vanilla extract (4 g)
or1 cup of oats (156 g)
or2 Tbsp of cacao nibs
or1 Tbsp of seeds, chia seeds, dried
Preparation
1.
Finely chop up the dates and goji berries. Place the chopped fruit into a bowl, add the chia seeds, and boiling water. Soak for 10 - 15 minutes.
2.
In a pan, add the cashews and mixed nuts (you can use whatever nuts you like - I had mostly almonds, and walnuts), dry fry until the nuts start turning brown. Remove from the heat.
3.
In a blender, add the nuts and chop until the resemble fine breadcrumbs. Whilst still warm add the chopped, soaked fruit. Blend until combined.
4.
Add the rolled oats to a bowl, then add the fruit and nut mixture. Stir all together, until well combined.
5.
Add the cacao nibs. Then with wet hands, roll into balls. Makes 15 balls. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (47 g)% DRI
Energy418 kcal196 kcal10 %
Fat25 g12 g18 %
Fatty acids, total saturated10 g5 g24 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium22 mg10 mg0 %
Carbohydrate39 g18 g6 %
Sugars16 g7 gremove
Fiber6 g3 g10 %
Protein12 g6 gremove