Recipe: Coconut Bliss Balls

COCONUT BLISS BALLS

If you suffer from low energy levels as the day continues or, worse still, rely on sugary drinks and candy/chocolate to give you that pick-me-up then these little snacks would be much better for you. With lower GI and a slower release of sugar and energy these will maintain energy and concentration levels throughout the day.

Ingredients

Lime And Coconut Balls

  • 60 g whole shelled almonds
  • 25 g cashews
  • 125 g pitted dates
  • 1 lime
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 30 g desiccated coconut

Raisin And Seed Chunks

  • 30 g pumpkin seeds
  • 30 g sunflower seeds
  • 130 g raisins
  • 1 handful of sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch of citrus salt

Honey Oat Balls

  • 100 g chopped dates
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 80 g honey
  • 60 g porridge oats
  • 60 g shelled pistachios
  • 60 g chopped dried mango
  • 60 g dark chocolate chips
  • 1 pinch of salt
Lime and Coconut Balls

Step 1

Lime And Coconut Balls

Blitz up all the ingredients for the lime and coconut balls with the exception of the desiccated coconut. Shape the mixture into bite-sized balls with clean damp hands. Roll in the coconut and store in the fridge on a tray lined with greaseproof paper until eaten.

Raisin and Seed Chunks

Step 2

Raisin And Seed Chunks

Blitz all of the ingredients for the sesame seeded raisin balls, except for the sesame seeds, in a food processor until smooth. Chill for 20-30 minutes before rolling into bite-sized balls. Toss the balls in the toasted sesame seeds to coat.

Honey Oat Balls

Step 3

Honey Oat Balls

Blitz the dates, honey, and porridge oats up to form a paste. Finely chop the pistachios, mango and dark chocolate. Mix both together and chill for half an hour. Roll balls from 1 tsp of the mixture and space out on a lined baking tray to store in the fridge.

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