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Lemon & Coconut Energy Balls

by Amelia Littlejohn
on 23rd July 2017
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These lemon & coconut energy balls are the perfect summer snack. Energy balls are quick, inexpensive and fuss free to make and they’re a great snack to take to work or carry in your bag during a busy day. These lemon & coconut flavour energy balls are zesty, fresh, sweet, filling and truly indulgent, yet they’re made out of the simplest ingredients and can be thrown together in just 10 minutes!


Lemon & Coconut Energy Balls

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Ingredients

  • 10 medjool dates
  • 100g oats
  • 60g cashews
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut (plus extra for coating)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Prep Time
Serves
4

Instructions

  1. Add the oats and cashews to your Ninja Kitchen blender and blend until a course mixture forms.1. Add the oats and cashews to your Ninja Kitchen blender and blend until a course mixture forms.

  2. Pit the dates and add them to the food processor along with all the other ingredients. Blend until a sticky mixture forms.2. Pit the dates and add them to the food processor along with all the other ingredients. Blend until a sticky mixture forms.

  3. Roll the mixture into small energy balls and place onto a tray or plate. You should make 10-12.3. Roll the mixture into small energy balls and place onto a tray or plate. You should make 10-12.

  4. Place into the freezer for half an hour to set. Keep refrigerated in an air-tight container for up to a week.

Amelia Littlejohn

My love and passion for vegan food was initially inspired by health problems. After being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and coeliac disease as well as suffering with mental health issues, I realised my diet needed to change drastically. My symptoms were affecting every area of my life, so I began to look at what food I was putting into my body and educated myself on how nutrition has a direct impact on how we feel, physically and mentally.
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