Coco Dream 5 Minute Nutty Energy Balls

These nutty energy balls are a great source of plant-based protein and healthy fats, to help keep you naturally energised and optimally nourished! Ready in just 5 minutes, you can make these in advance and enjoy throughout the week for a delicious energy hit whenever you need it!

 

What are energy balls? 💪

Energy balls are ball-shaped snacks usually made using oats, nuts and fruit as well as some other whole food ingredients. They're a great alternative to store-bought snack bars which can be full of added sugars and sweeteners.

Making your own energy balls means you can know exactly what is in them and be confident that they are plant-based, gluten-free and 100% natural! 🌱

 

What are the health benefits of Coco Dream? 😴

Coco Dream is our superfood-enhanced healthy cocoa powder. It's a blend of Raw Peruvian Cacao, Reishi Mushroom, Ashwagandha, Date powder and Cinnamon.

You can learn more about the benefits of Coco Dream in our blog post below:

 

🍄 Queen of the Mushroom Kingdom: 3 Amazing Benefits of Reishi Mushroom

 

What are hemp seeds and where can I get them? 🌱

Technically a nut, hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant. They belong to the same species as the Marijuana plant but are a completely different variety with no psychoactive effects! 🥴

They are incredibly nutritious, providing a great source of protein, healthy fats, Vitamin E and multiple minerals. You find get hemp seeds in most large supermarkets these days and you can also get them online.

 

COCO DREAM 5 MINUTE NUTTY ENERGY BALLS

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 heaped tbsp Coco Dream
  • 90g gluten-free oats
  • 6 Medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 40g chopped nuts

 

METHOD:

  1. Add the oats, hemp seeds and Coco Dream to a blender and blitz into a powder
  2. Add the dates one-by-one, blending each time, then add the peanut butter and blend once more
  3. Using your hands, roll the sticky mixture into 16 equal sized balls (around the size of a golf ball), roll each in the chopped nuts and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  4. Pop into the fridge for 1 hour to set, then transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 1 week

 

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