• Caroline Kelley

Healthy and Delicious Energy Balls

Updated: Jul 10, 2019

These flavorful vegan, gluten free and raw energy balls will keep in the fridge for 3-weeks. Their nutritious ingredients provide healthy fat, protein and low levels of carbohydrates. They're a delightful pre-yoga or mid-hike snack. As well as providing a slow release of energy these delicious balls contain high levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants reduce inflammation and help to remove harmful substances from the body.



Recipe (makes 30 - 40 balls) :

- I cup of raw almond flour

- 1 (16oz) jar of raw sunflower seed butter

- 1/2 cup of sliced almonds

- 1/2 cup of goji berries

- 1/2 cup of chopped dates

- 1/4 cup of minced crystallized ginger

- 1/4 cup of maple syrup

- 1/4 cup of carob powder

- 1 tablespoon of peeled and grated fresh ginger

- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

- 1 teaspoon of ground cardamon

- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves

- 1/8 teaspoon of vanilla extract

- 1/2 cup of coconut flakes




Method:

1) Excluding the coconut flakes, mix all the ingredients until everything is thoroughly combined and sticky.


2) Scatter the coconut flakes in a rimmed dish.


3) Roll the dough into balls


4) Roll the balls in the coconut flakes until they're covered


5) Store in an airtight container





Enjoy!

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