05 Oct Cacao and Coconut Super Balls Recipe
Perfect for energetic kids and parents on the go, these tasty protein-rich balls make for a great healthy holiday or after-sport snack.
Once made they will keep for a couple of months in the fridge.
Makes: 20 balls
100g dates, pitted
100g prunes, pitted
100g coconut oil
200g desiccated coconut
50g chia seeds
50g cacao powder
3½ tablespoons cacao nibs
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon maca powder
1 tablespoon bee pollen
Add the dates, prunes and coconut oil to a blender and process until a smooth paste forms.
Add the date paste to a large bowl with half the desiccated coconut and the remaining ingredients. Using your hands, mix until combined and then roll into walnut-sized balls. Roll the balls in the remaining desiccated coconut and refrigerate to firm up.
These will keep for a couple of months in the fridge.
Recipe from The Blue Ducks’ Real Food by Mark LaBrooy and Darren Robertson published by Pan Macmillan.