Jaffa Chocolate Bliss Balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of roasted almonds
  • 1 cup of rolled oats (or Quinoa Flakes for GF option)
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut
  • ¼ cup cocoa OR cacao powder
  • 10 medjool dates, deseeded (or, soak 1/2 cup dried dates in boiling water then drain)
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • Zest from 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted OR apple sauce
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 40g protein powder (chocolate)
  • Extra shredded or desiccated coconut OR cocoa, for rolling

Method

  • Place the nuts, oats, coconut, cocoa, dates, orange juice & zest, oil, protein and vanilla to the food processor or stick blender.
  • Blitz until all the nuts are crushed and the mix forms a dough. If mix is too dry, blitz through 1-2 tbsp of water.
  • Pour extra coconut in a small bowl.
  • Roll dough into teaspoon sized balls and then coat with coconut.
  • Place in a container and set in the fridge or freezer for at least 30mins;
  • These chocolately treats will keep in the fridge for weeks – but I doubt they will last that long!!