Protein Superfood Cacao Energy Balls
Handful Chia Seeds (or whichever seeds you prefer)
Handful Hemp Seeds (or whichever seeds you prefer)
1 1/2 tbspn Mesquite powder* (ground pods of mesquite plant, used as a sweetener, i get mine from amazon or health food shops)
2 tbspn Raw Tahini* (ground sesame seed paste available from amazon/supermarkets)
1/2 cup Raisins
1 cup Almond Pulp (or 1 cup any nuts, cashews are really good!)
2 tbspn Cacao Powder/or Carob powder if you aren’t eating cacao
**if you don’t have tahini or mesquite you could replace these 2 ingredients with whatever liquid sweetener you prefer, for example, agave, maple syrup, yacon syrup, raw honey, etc. Mesquite sweetens and tahini binds, so substitute the combination of both with 2 tbspns of sweetener and it will taste as good
Add all ingredients to the food processor and blend to combine. It will start to stick together, but may be more like a crumby consistency. Just use a spoon to scoop whatever sized sweets you want to make, and use your hands to roll into balls, pressing the dough together. If it seems too dry, add more tahini/liquid sweetener, or if too wet add more nuts/seeds/powder.
These are ready to eat straight away, but also taste really good after being left in the fridge for a couple hours to harden. You can also use the same recipe to make bars/brownies, just transfer the dough to a dish, pat down and refrigerate for a few hours, then chop into bars..