Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Berry Boost Balls

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Eat your sweet lil' heart out with this soul food. 
Just one super ball is thoroughly rich in antioxidants including Vitamins A, C, B1, B2 & B6, E, K and loaded with minerals such as zinc, magnesium, calcium and potassium.
These round balls of goodness will be a great way to kick that 3pm sweet tooth and get your body moving with all that nature provides us.
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Dairy free
Wheat free
Gluten free
100% Vegan
All natural sugar 

oh 
so
Yum!
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Ingredients
2 cups Raw organic Oats
1 cup Goji Berries
4 Medjool Dates
1 cup Mixed Berries - Blackberries & Raspberries
Handful each:
Cashews
Almonds
Walnuts
Sunflower Seeds
Pumpkin Seeds
2 Tbsp Black Chai Seeds
1 Tbsp Coconut Oil - Melt with boiling water

Firstly start by pitting the dates, place these with nuts into a blender until the mixture is at a thick crunchy consistency. If a blender doesn't exist in your kitchen, don't threat. My mother always taught me to place your ingredients on a chopping board with cling wrap over the top and to bang away with a hammer. Works like a treat.

Next, add the sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, 1/2 chai seeds, oats & Goji berries. Mix.
Blend your mixed berries until runny - this will be a binder.  Pour into your mixture adding the cocount oil. Mix until sticky.
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For coating - Blend the rest of oats, a handful of walnuts & cashews. Pour into a bowl with the remaining Chai seeds. Roll your mixture into balls (size of your desire) and cover gently in coating.
Feel free to use a variety of coatings eg. Coconut or Almond flakes.

Lick fingers 
&
Refrigerate your power snacks.

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 Don't forget to bag the remaining coating for adding to smoothies & cereal toppings.
 Happy Eating. Happy Soul.
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xOx