Looking for a quick & easy post-workout snack? Why not give these bliss balls a try. Packed full of protein, healthy fats, fiber, and complex carbs, they will help boost your energy levels after a challenging GOFA workout or when you’re craving something sweet. We have put together our 3 favorite tasty recipes for you to try!
Raw Nutty Bliss Balls
- 1 cup chopped mixed nuts (almonds and walnuts)
- ½ cup shredded coconut
- 1 cup pitted dates or prunes
- ½ tsp sea salt
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 2 tsp raw cacao or cocoa powder
- 2 tsp coconut oil
- Place the dates and almonds in a food processor and process until well combined.
- Add the peanut butter, nuts (chopped up), and blend again until a dough begins to form. If the mix looks and feels a bit dry, add a little water. The mixture should feel a little sticky.
- Using your hands, roll out a tablespoon of mixture into snack-sized balls and then roll into desiccated coconut.
- Place the balls into a box and store them in the freezer for snacks.
Raspberry Smoothie Bliss Balls
- ¾ cup (100g) slightly thawed frozen raspberries
- 1 cup (90g) rolled oats
- ¾ cup (60g) shredded coconut
- ¼ cup (60g) coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon sunflower or pumpkin seeds
- Process raspberries, rolled oats, shredded coconut, coconut oil, and seeds in a food processor until almost smooth and well combined.
- Using your hands, roll a tablespoon-sized portion of the raspberry mixture into balls. Place onto a lined tray in the fridge for 1-hour or until set. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week or place into the freezer.
Chocolate Bliss Balls
- 2 fresh Medjool dates, stones removed
- ¾ cup almonds, lightly toasted
- 2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons raw cacao or cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¾ cup desiccated or shredded coconut (for coating)
- Place all ingredients except coconut into the bowl of a food processor.
- Pulse until the mixture is smooth.
- Tip the coconut onto a board or shallow plate.
- Roll the mixture into balls and then coat with coconut. Store the balls in an airtight container in the fridge.