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Good Food Friday: My Balls

So I’m a big fan of balls. All kinds of nutrition packed balls, and for all the fabulous recipes out there I often just throw some good looking ingredients in my thermomix and wing it. So far so good, I’m yet to make a bad batch. But this week I have wowed myself with what is the best batch yet. I of course can’t keep all that goodness to myself, so I’m sharing with you this Good Food Friday!

 

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups almonds
  • 1 cup medjool dates (seeds removed)
  • 1/2 cup cacao butter
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup protein powder. I like these brands here and here.
  • 3 tbsp. cacao
  • 1 tbsp. chia seed

Method

Simply whiz all ingredients together in a food processor until well processed and mixed together. You want it to be a nice consistency that you can roll together and make small balls. If it needs more moisture, simply add a tablespoon of water until it is the right consistency.

Makes approximately 20

 

ENJOY

 

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4 Responses to “Good Food Friday: My Balls”

  1. Nyomi

    Hi Nat, I do not use protein powders as I have a dairy intolerance and was wondering is there was something you could use to replace the protein powder in this recipe or would you simply make the balls without it? Cheers

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  2. jo

    This made me smile as I have exactly the same kind of relationship with my Thermomix! Throw it in and turn it up 🙂 My favourite ball flavour combo so far is cacao powder and orange zest with goji berries.

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  3. Prue

    Hi Nat- Love a thermomix ball! Question- do you need to melt the cacao butter?
    Also have you thought about doing a thermomix recipe book? I would buy it!

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  4. Dimitra

    Hi Nat. So this is the first recipe I tried from your website…mainly as I had cacao butter for a while and this included it. Although the recipe tasted good and my toddler daughters loved it (is it ok for them too>) it was a powder and not anything I could make into a ball. I found I had to carve out the cacao butter. Are you supposed to melt it first or how do I make it come together?

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