Brownie Bliss Balls
These wholesome brownie bites make the perfect chocolatey treat or snack to go. Made with dates, nuts and cacao, you can feel good about eating these brownies.
Makes about 15 balls or 25 small cookies
Soak for at least an hour, and up to 3 hours:
1 cup chopped pitted dates
In a good processor, combine:
3/4 cup raw shredded coconut
1/2 cup raw cashews
1/2 cup ground pecans/almonds/walnuts
3 TBSP cacao powder
2 TBSP lucuma powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
Process until you reach a fine flour-like consistency.
Add to the food processor:
Dates (discard soak water)
2 oz chopped organic 70% dark chocolate
Optional: 1 to 2 TBSP finely ground coffee
Process again until everything comes together and the mix begins to pull away from the sides of the food processor. If the mix seems too dry, add 1 tbsp melted coconut oil. It should hold together when squeezed.
Once everything is mixed, pour into a bowl and form into balls, or pour into a parchment lined pan, press down firmly to compress everything, and then cut shapes using a cookie cutter. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to set, and then eat, nourish and enjoy!
Store in a glass container with a sealable lid in the fridge for up to one week, or into the freezer for up to one month.
Recipe and photos courtesy of Kristen from @foodtosaveyoursoul
For meal planning and recipe ideas be sure to check out Kristen on Instagram @foodtosaveyoursoul . Kristen in an energetic young mama who resides in Victoria B.C. She is a talented meal planner and works with clients on an individual basis to meet their specific dietary needs and goals.