Just felt like trying a new flavour combo and uninspired after a google search, I made my own recipe up.
1c mixed nuts (I used mainly cashews), blitzed
1c frozen boysenberries (thawed, stirred)
6-7 dates, soaked in hot water (peel off the hard exterior and then chopped up)
1 tbsp cocoa
1c threaded coconut
2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 tbsp almond butter
Desiccated coconut for rolling
Started with the nuts and mixed through the cocoa powder, then the berries. Added the dates, used the stick blender to whizz all together. Added 1/2c coconut and mixed through, found it wasn’t enough so added the 2nd half cup. Mixed through coconut oil, then added the almond butter at the end. Rolled in coconut and chucked in freezer.
Inspiration from here.
1/2c raw mixed nuts; pulverised with the stick blender
5 figs, finely choppped
4 dsp almond butter
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp cocoa
1c dessicated coconut
Once the nuts are broken up, add the other ingredients to the jug and pulverise it all together (stick blender).
Roll into balls and coat with coconut.
This batch made 18 balls; they were a little crumbly but I made them stick together … now, into the freezer to stay stuck.
Inspiration – the Hutt City Council health expo thing that they did for staff in 2014.
Lemon Balls – Demonstration Recipe
1 cup raw cashew nuts
3 dried figs, finely chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
3 tablespoons of lemon juice
3 tablespoon of coconut oil
1/2 cup desiccated coconut
+ extra to coat
Pinch of salt
Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Process until well combined and sticky
(you may need to scrape down the mixture inside the processor).
Roll into balls, coat in desiccated coconut and refrigerate to set.
Make 15~ balls – freezer friendly