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.