Energy balls (bits) are becoming more and more popular, probably because they are a bomb of energy and an healthy dose of good fat+fiber+carbs. They are raw, can easily be grab on the go for a quick snack and let you play with a huge combination of nuts and dried fruits, making these little guys suitable for any taste and any needs.
“I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy.
I do believe in the power of prayer.
I do believe in putting good out into the world.
And I believe in taking care of each other.“
- Harvey Fierstein
Yield: 14 energy balls, a bit smaller than a < golf ball
Notes: Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian, Lactose-Free, Gluten-Free, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Kosher-Parve.
You will need..
- ¾ cup organic dried apricots
- ¼ cup goji berries
- ¼ cup warm water
- 1 cup macadamias
- 1 cup walnuts
- 1 cup shredded coconut + more for coating
- 2 tablespoon tahini
- 2 tablespoon honey (or any sugar substitution you like)
- 2 tablespoon maca powder (optional)
To get there..
- Place dried apricots and goji berries in a bowl covered with the warm water. Soak for at least 20 minutes.
- Place macadamias and walnuts in a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Remove and set aside.
- Add the soaked dried fruits in food processor. Process on medium to high speed until you get a smooth paste.
- Add the shredded coconut, tahini, honey and maca to the mix and process to combine.
- Stir back the macadamias and walnuts into the food processor. Process on low until combined.
- With your hands, roll mix into small balls and coat with more shredded coconut.
- Place in the freezer for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Store in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for a longer period.