This snack is easy-peasy and quick to make. They’re a good snack for the kids and us “big kids”. I keep them in the freezer and so feel free to double the mixture and make twice as much so they’ll last a while. If you are lucky… My kids could eat the lot in one day. In fact they actually did, which made me a little grumpy ’cause I like these too!!
If you try them let me know what you think. Feel free to change up the ingredients. Perhaps yours will taste even better! A lot of people tell me how they change up my recipes in my book Balance, and I love hearing what they do! It’s really cool.
Protein-Packed Choc Orange Bliss Balls
2 Cups of raw nuts (I used a mix of almonds and hazelnuts, but you can also use cashews etc or whatever you have in the cupboard)
¼ cup cocoa powder
3 tablespoons of rice malt syrup (or you can use maple syrup or coconut sugar instead etc)
salt (one grind)
1-2 scoops of protein powder
3 tablespoons of coconut oil
1 orange (finely grate the outside/ squeeze the juice of the orange too)
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 cup of coconut (half into the mixture, half set aside to roll the balls in this)
Method: Place the nuts into a blender and grind them down to a fine powder. Then add all the other ingredients (except the ½ cup of coconut left over).
Blend the mixture well. Set aside and put the ½ cup of coconut into a bowl.
Place a golf ball size of mixture in your hand and roll it into a ball. Then place this into the bowl of coconut to coat the outside. Repeat…
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