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Raw energy balls

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These energy balls are a great snack made from dried fruits and nuts. They contain no added sugar and perfect if you are trying to reduce your sugar intake. Quick, easy and involves no cooking just blending.

Ingredients

1 cup of chopped dates

1 cup of figs

1 cup of whole almonds

1 cup of hazelnuts

1 tbs of smooth peanut butter

1 tbs of cocoa powder

Dusting Optional:

Pistachios grounded

Desiccated coconut

Hazelnuts grounded

Freeze dried raspberries or strawberries

Method

In a food processor, combine all the dry and wet ingredients and simply blitz to desired consistency. Add extra peanut butter or dash of water if mixture does not stick together.

Shape mixture into small round balls

Coat energy balls with your choice of dusting

Set in the fridge for 15-30 minutes

Optional

Use any dried fruits and nuts

Use sunflower and pumpkin seeds

 

Recipe by

Gopika Papiah (nutritionist)

Farhanda Shah (dietitian)

Raw energy balls