date and cashew no bake energy balls with coconut

No Bake Energy Balls - Gluten Free Recipe

By weightlossresources.co.uk

These low calorie snacks are full of energy and a great way to get a boost. Full of healthy ingredients and this recipe makes 18 servings, which is enough for a week!

  • Recipe makes: 18 servings
  • Prep time:
    20 mins
  • Calories: 113
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 140g plain cashew nuts
  • 200g dried dates
  • 60g dried, sweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ tbsp pure clear honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground black cardamom
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 100g sweetened, dried cranberries

Method

  1. Place cashews in a food processor and pulse until crumbly (not until smooth).
  2. Add dates, half of the coconut, honey, vanilla, cardamom, and salt. Process until combined. Add the dried cranberries and pulse a few times until incorporated. Mixture will be sticky.
  3. Using a small spoon, scoop out the mixture and roll into bit-sized morsels, forming them with your hands. Roll the balls in the other half of the shredded coconut.

Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month. You can use other dried fruits if you prefer not to use dried cranberries. Goji berries and cherries also work well.

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)113
Carbohydrate (g)15.1
Fat (g)5.1
Protein (g)1.6
Fibre (g)1.1
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.2

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