Thursday, 5 May 2016

Cinnamon and Chia Seed Energy Balls

Makes 12

250g Pitted Medjool Dates
2 tablespoons of Water
90g Pecans
100g Almonds
2 Handfuls of Sunflower Seeds
2 tablespoons of Chia Seeds
1 teaspoon of Cinnamon
1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract

  1. Simmer dates in a saucepan with water on low heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Whiz all other ingredients, in a food processor for a couple of seconds, until they've almost formed a flour-like consistency.
  3. Add dates to the food processor - making sure no water from the saucepan also goes in.
  4. Blend until a sticky paste is formed.
  5. Using a tablespoon, scoop out the mixture, and roll into balls with your hands.
  6. Store refrigerated in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.

3 comments:

  1. Good sharing, for healthy purpose, Chia seeds offer the highest volume of Omega-3, as well as addition fiber (soluble and insoluble) along with vitamins or perhaps minerals you don’t usually get whenever you take sea food oil. Chia seeds giving you long lasting energy during the day moving in deep, restful sleep during the night time. May read this article about Chia seeds at:
    http://kidbuxblog.com/chia-seeds-is-the-most-extremely-versatile-superfood-and-vegetarian-supply-of-omega-3/

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  2. Delicious!!! Thanks Lucy. Tasty and very healthy. Can't wait to try some more of your recipes :)

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  3. Delicious!!! Thanks Lucy. Tasty and very healthy. Can't wait to try some more of your recipes :)

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