Hemp Seed Date Balls

 

The perfect power snack to get you through a workout out or to satisfy your afternoon food cravings

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INGREDIENTS: 

Ingredients:

1 Cup of raw almonds

20 pitted dates 

4 Tbsp of raw cacao powder

2 Tbsp of almond butter

2 Tbsp of coconut oil

1 Tbsp of chia seeds

1 Tbsp of hemp seeds 

(We love Nutiva’s US grown organic Hemp seeds)

2 Tbsp of water

Pinch of pink salt 

Dash of cinnamon 


For rolling:

1/3 Cup of shredded coconut 

1/3 Cup of hemp seeds 

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DIRECTIONS: 

1: In a food processor place 1 cup of raw almonds and blend until it becomes a loose meal.

2: Add the rest of the ingredients into the food processor and blend until it is throughly mixed together.

3: Take 1 Tbsp of the mixture out and roll into a ball with your hands, place shredded coconut in a bowl and the hemp seeds in another. 

4: Roll the ball to cover the outside in the coconut or the hemp seeds and alternate this process until the mixture is gone.

5: Place balls in the fridge for up to one hour to set in an air tight container.

 

Recipe and images from Holistic Chef Erica Jane