Festive chocolate balls

These delicious bliss balls are the perfect snack to bring to a festive gathering. Goji berries are high in antioxidants, especially zeaxanthin which helps the eyes. They contain large amounts of vitamins A and C, which together with the antioxidants help the immune system. They also contain beta-carotene, which is known for its ability to promote healthy skin. Cacao Contains vitamin A, D and E plus other minerals and medicinal properties. So you can enjoy these in moderation without feeling too guilty.

  • 1 cup nut butter
  • 5 pitted medjool dates
  • 3 tabs honey (or other sweetener)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup goji berries
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut (plus extra for rolling balls in)

Method

  • Melt the nut butter.
  • Add all ingredients except goji berries to a food processor and mix until combined.
  • Add goji berries and mix until combined.
  • using wet hands take small handfuls of the mixture and roll into balls.
  • roll each ball in desiccated coconut and place in fridge until firm.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Published on December 17, 2020