With the New Year well and truly under way, you might be looking for a healthy way to give your energy levels and immunity an extra boost. These super spirulina bliss balls, designed by Sydney-based holistic nutrition consultant Steph Watson, are made from pure wholefoods and might just be the perfect storm of ingredients to nourish your body, indulge your tastebuds and keep you buzzing, naturally, from the inside out.
Dairy-free and refined sugar-free, they include spirulina for protein, iron and energizing B vitamins, nuts for a healthy dose of omega 3 fats, prunes for fibre, dates for natural sweetness, goji berries for a powerful punch of antioxidants and coconut to help ease digestion. Nutritious and delicious, these bliss balls are ideal as a light breaky substitute, a satisfying snack on the run or a yummy, guilt-free dessert.
½ cup pitted prunes - finely chopped
½ cup pitted medjool dates - finely chopped
½ cup mix slivered almonds and chopped cashews
2 tablespoons almond meal
2-4 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons goji berries
1-2 tablespoons spirulina powder
½ cup coconut flakes
Combine all of the ingredients in a food processer or stir together in a large bowl. Roll the mix through your hands to form 10 to 12 golf-ball sized bliss balls and coat with coconut flakes to finish.