Lets call it as it is – Winter is finally over – you have to stop eating junk food!!!!
Here is quick and easy recipe!
Nutty Energy Bites – makes 25
100g flaked almonds
3 tbsp pumpkin seeds
50g goji berries or cranberries (very finely chopped)
Substitute fruit with 50g pecan nuts (if preferred)
100g desiccated coconut
Pinch of sea salt
4 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 tbsp peanut butter
4 tbsp coconut oil
Place the hazelnuts in a food processor with the cashews and pulse until finely chopped (but not to turn into a paste) tip into bowl with goji (cranberries) and stir together with half of the desiccated coconut
Melt the coconut oil in a pan and once melted remove from the heat then stir in honey, vanilla extract and peanut butter. Mix well in the pan using a whisk or fork. Pour this over the nut mixture and stir together until all evenly combined
Leave to harden in fridge for 1-2 hours
Line a baking tin with parchment paper and using a tablespoon to shape the balls and sprinkle with the remainder of the desiccated coconut. Place back in the fridge for 2-3 hours to firm up
Lasts 3 weeks in the fridge 😊
Get cooking folks!