Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Coconut Cacao Balls Recipe

by Clare Deville (follow)
Editor in Chief of www.healthyhints.com.au
Healthy Recipes (297)      Vegan (122)      Gluten Free (118)      Therapeutic Foods (53)     
These delicious little balls of chocolatey goodness are not only gluten and dairy free, they're packed full of protein, fibre, anti-oxidants, and vital nutrients including essential omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin E, iron, zinc, calcium and magnesium. They're super simple to make, and can be kept in the fridge or freezer for times when you have those sweet cravings but don't want to blow out your diet or binge on processed sugar and fat laden treats. They're also a popular party pleaser.

Ingredients
3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
3 tablespoons LSA
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon cashews
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 heaped tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 fresh pitted dates soaked in hot water for a couple of minutes
Shredded coconut flakes



cacao balls recipe, cacao balls, coconut cacao balls, goodie balls, bliss balls, chocolate balls, vegan balls, vegan treats


Method
Throw everything (except the shredded coconut) into a food processor and mix until it all comes together.



cacao balls recipe, cacao balls, coconut cacao balls, goodie balls, bliss balls, chocolate balls, vegan balls, vegan treats
Simply throw it all in

Mixture should look like this


Use your hands to roll the mixture into small balls.
Roll each ball in the shredded coconut until coated.



cacao balls recipe, cacao balls, coconut cacao balls, goodie balls, bliss balls, chocolate balls, vegan balls, vegan treats
Shredded coconut in a small bowl


Refrigerate and they will solidify beautifully.



cacao ball recipe, coconut cacoa balls, vegan treats, chocolate balls, bliss balls, goodie balls,
Finished product


Tips
If your mixture doesn't come together, add some more honey to help bind it.
If your mixture is too sticky put it into the fridge for half an hour and it should be easier to handle.
The mixture is easier to roll if your hands are wet or lightly oiled.
You can play around with flavours adding things like peppermint oil, cinnamon powder or mixed spice.

Categories
# Healthy Recipes
# Therapeutic Foods
# Vegan
# Gluten Free
I like this Article - 26
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Clare Deville
In addition to emitting a heavenly scent, lavender has long been used as a relaxant, anti-depressant...
10 likes
This series is at aimed at giving you practical tools that you can utilise each day to create happin...
5 likes
Up to 75% of women suffer with PMS symptoms such as mood swings, headaches, bloating and cramping
4 likes
The are numerous and well documented but people often struggle with finding enjoyable ways to eat i...
18 likes
Oily skin can occur as a result of genetics, medications, the pill, poor diet, stress, or hormonal c...
4 likes
Making your own body wash is one way to avoid toxins present in commercial products, and to help red...
5 likes
view all articles by Clare Deville
Articles by Clare Deville on Other Hubs
ID: 3864
[ Submit a Comment ]
What is LSA in this recipe
LSA is ground linseed, sunflower seeds and almonds. You can purchase it from the health section of supermarkets or a health food store.
I have got the ingredients . must try and let you know. Thanks for the recipe.
Good luck and enjoy the process! Let me know how you go or if you have any troubles.

Clare
Yumm! Have to try this!
Trending Articles
These pear and oat muffins are easy to make and a tasty addition to increase fibre into your diet
5 likes
As a health-conscious individual, you probably care about what goes on, as much as you care about wh...
1 like
The type and quality of food we eat impacts our not just our health but our fatigue levels
5 likes
I love making banana bread and finding ways involve the kids in the kitchen too
5 likes
People all around the world know how beneficial spinach can be
2 likes
Do you struggle with procrastination? If you are like the majority of people, the answer is probabl...
5 likes
Celery is a delicious crunchy vegetable that is unappetising when limp
5 likes
Did you know if you are not exfoliating, your skin is not as healthy as it could be? Exfoliating ...
6 likes
Canít sleep? You are not alone
5 likes
Categories
Nutrition (269)
Vegan (122)
Skin Care (101)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version