I love anything with zest! This easy to prepare Chia Balls snack recipe provides a good dose of monounsaturated fats and omega 3 fats whilst the lemon provides vitamin C, a potent antioxidant. The dates are a natural sweetener and low GI for sustained energy. Bon appétit!
SERVE – 30 balls
- Gluten free
- No added refined sugar
- Low GI
- Calorie controlled
- Antioxidant rich
- Vegan friendly
- High ‘good’ fats
2 cups raw cashews (or can do 1 cup roasted almonds and 1 cup cashews)
1 cup of desiccated coconut
2 cups of chopped Medjool Dates (pitted)
Zest & Juice of 1 Lemon
4 Tbsp chia seeds
In a Thermomix or a food processor place the nuts, lemon rind & chia seeds. Blend until resembles finely chopped nuts.
Add dates & lemon juice and blend until mixture comes together.
Form mixture into balls and roll in coconut. Refrigerate!
Balls can keep in the fridge for approximately one week or alternatively you can freeze them for a few months!
Great snack to have with a calorie-free cuppa and a wonderful, healthy pick-me-up!
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