WALNUT COCONUT ENERGY BALLS

Coconuts are super rich in fiber, which makes them a great choice for our gut health.

Coconut also provides us with iron, potassium & phosphorus. They are rich in fat, which helps keeping us full longer & absorb all the fat soluble nutrients.

WALNUT FIG COCONUT ENERGY BALLS

Easy snack

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • ca. 1/2 cup, a bit more (80g) rolled oats
  • ca. 1/3 cup (30g) ground walnuts
  • ca. 1/4 cup (20g) shredded coconut, and more for coating
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/3 cup (50g) dried figs chopped
  • cinnamon to taste
  • If needed, 1-2 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, ground oats a bit. You can skip this step if you want.

  2. Combine oats & shredded coconut in a sauce pan & roast it a bit on a stove, middle temperature. Until they release the smell, then let them cool.

  3. Combine dried figgs, almond butter & honey in a food processor, until smooth.

  4. In a bowl, combine the mixture with oats & coconut. Knead until a dough is formed. If it’s crumbly, add tbsp or two of water.

  5. Form balls & coat them with shredded coconut.

  6. Keep in the fridge & enjoy!

    Recipe sourced from ninasempire.com