66 per ball
About this Recipe
By: Emma Scott
These nutty-fruit bites hit the sweet-spot, which make them a healthy alternative to biscuits or cake. Give them a go!
- 15 dates, pitted
- 6 apricots, moist dried
- 3 tbsp cashew butter, no added salt
- 60g cashew nuts
- 30g pistachio nuts
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp coconut, shredded
- 1 tbsp flaxseed, ground
- 3 tbsp cocoa powder
These bombs are deliciously sweet and nutrient-dense. At first go they may take time to make, so try making a batch with this recipe for 15-20 balls. Pop them in the fridge to keep them fresh, or make a larger batch and freeze them in an air-tight container, they’ll keep for upto 3 months.
These high-fibre bombs are packed with vitamins and minerals and contain antioxidants. Cashew nuts are a good source of plant-protein and fibre which help manage blood sugar levels to keep you feeling full and energised. The deliciously sweet dates are packed with antioxidants and key minerals, including magnesium which supports our bone-health and boosts our energy. Dates and cashew nuts are low-GI carbs, so they don’t spike blood sugars rises, which makes them perfect for weight loss – watch the calories, eat 1 or 2.
- Protien 7% 7%
- Carbs 64% 64%
- Fat 29% 29%
Step by Step Instructions
Roughly chop the dates and apricots, add to a blender and pulse until finely chopped.
Add nuts and flaxseeds to the blender, pulse again to finely grind the nuts and seeds, and combine ingredients together.
Add, cashew butter, vanilla, salt, cocoa and coconut, and pulse until a sticky dough mixture is formed.
Cover a shallow bowl with reserved coconut. Take a portion of the mixture and roll between your palms to form a small ball. Roll the balls into the reserved coconut.
Place the balls into an air tight plastic container lined with greaseproof paper. Leave in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.