CHOC PEPPERMINT BLISS BALLS

Makes approximately 12

MACROS PER BALL
CARBS: 11.25
FAT: 11.5
PROTEIN: 5.3
FIBRE 2.6

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup dry roasted almonds

  • 1 cup dry roasted cashews

  • 15 pitted dates 

  • 3 tablespoons cacao/cocoa

  • 1 teaspoon natural peppermint extract

Method:

 

  1. Place almonds and cashews into a processor and blend until the mixture becomes a coarse flour. 

  2. Add dates and cacao/cocoa and blend until the mixture becomes a fine, sticky crumb. 

  3. Add peppermint extract and mix with a spoon to combine. 

  4. Using your hands, roll and press the mixture into balls. 

  5. in a sealed container, place the balls into the fridge to set. 

Suggested Variation: Use desiccated coconut in the mixture and/or to coat the balls - You may need to use coconut oil to ensure the mixture doesn't become dry, only add small amounts at a time to avoid the balls becoming oily.

Recipe courtesy of my sister Jade xo