Quinoa & Prune Balls
This is a healthier, and more energy-boosting, version of the well-loved date ball treats.
- Yields: 24 |
- Difficulty: easy
- Prep Time : 15 mins |
- Cook Time : 0 mins
½ C (90 g) cooked quinoa
100 g raw cashews
2 Tbsp (30 ml / 25 g) butter, melted
¼ C (60 ml / 20 g) desiccated coconut
1 C (250 ml / 100 g) almond flour
2⁄3 C (160 ml / 160 g) prunes, pitted
¼ C (60 ml / 60 g) dark chocolate, finely chopped
½ C (125 ml / 45 g) desiccated coconut, for dusting
Place the quinoa, cashews, butter, coconut, almond flour and prunes in a food processor and blend until the mixture comes together and is smooth. Stir in the chocolate.
Roll into bite-size balls and then roll each ball in the remaining coconut. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
Replacement Suggestions: Replace the prunes with dates and the butter with melted coconut oil, depending on your preference.