You can add a tablespoon of natural protein powder if you're in training mode. The more raw, unprocessed and organic the ingredients, the better.
90g chopped walnuts or cashews
Tablespoon Chia seeds
2 tbsp LSA (Linseed, sunflower and Almonds)
170g dates, pitted and chopped
100g soft dried apricots, cranberries or figs, chopped
100g prunes, pitted and chopped
30g (small handful) Goji berries ( optional)
1 tbsp peanut butter or tahini
2 tbsp raw cacao powder or cocoa powder
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp honey or agave syrup,
Tiny pinch of sea salt
100g desiccated coconut for coating
Combine the walnuts, almonds and seeds in a food processor and whiz up until fine crumbs. Add the dates, apricots, goji berries and prunes and whiz until smooth. Add the peanut butter, cacao powder, cinnamon, honey and sea salt and whiz for two minutes or until the mixture starts to form into a ball.
Divide into golf ball-sized portions and roll into balls between lightly wet palms. Roll in coconut, and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.
Tip Freezing makes them deliciously firm and chewy.
Makes 15 to 20