Cashew-Date Energy Balls

Creamy energy bites that require only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes to make.

Cashew-Date Energy Balls

There are two things I hate in life – goodbyes and comebacks. And after not blogging for as long as I haven’t, this definitely constitutes a comeback. So can we please skip all the how-have-you-been formalities and go straight to dessert?…

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No-Bake Cranberry Walnut Balls

6 ingredients, no baking and only 81 calories per ball

No-Bake Cranberry Walnut Balls

18 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 150 g walnuts, ground
  • 30 g desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 50 g Medjool dates
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk
  • 30 g roughly chopped cranberries

INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Process the walnuts, coconut, cinnamon, dates and almond milk in a food processor, until the mixture begins to stick together.
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Low-Fat Apple Pie Squares

quick and simple with only 110 calories per piece

Apple Squares

20 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 150 g oat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 250 g semolina
  • 50 g muscovado sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 240 ml almond milk
  • 5 apples, peeled and grated
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 60 muscovado sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla

 INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (390 degrees F).
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Raw Cranberry Energy Bars

only 6 ingredients and 151 calories per bar

Raspberry Energy Bars.

24 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 160 g rolled oats
  • 320 g peanut butter
  • 100 g agave syrup
  • 90 g dried cranberries
  • 90 g chopped dark chocolate
  • 25 g chopped almonds 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Line a 9-inch square pan with a piece of parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the rolled oats, peanut butter and agave syrup.
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No-Bake Fruity Energy Balls

no trans fats, only 40 calories per ball

No-Bake Fruity Energy Balls

25 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 g dried apricots
  • 60 g dried figs
  • 80 g raisins
  • 80 g almonds, ground
  • 3-5 tbsp water

INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Blend the first four ingredients together very well in a food processor. Slowly start adding the water; you might not need all of it.
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No Bake Chocolate Almond Balls

raw, low-fat, only 48 calories per ball

No Bake Almond Cocoa Balls

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 dates, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 10 g unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • 50 g almonds, ground
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • cocoa powder, coconut, chopped almonds (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Blend all the ingredients together very well in a food processor.
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Almond Date Bars

no added sugar, no trans fats, only 124 calories per bar

Almond date bars

20 servings

BOTTOM LAYER

  • 60 g almonds, ground
  • 60 g hazelnuts, ground
  • 145 g oats, ground
  • 15 g coconut oil
  • 45 g agave syrup
  • 3-4 tbsp water or non-dairy milk

TOP LAYER

  • 90 g almonds, ground
  • 120 g dates, soaked in water for at least 30 minutes
  • 15 g agave syrup (or other liquid sweetener)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F) and line a 20cm (8 inch) square pan with parchment paper.
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Chocolate Energy Date Balls

only 5 ingredients, no added sugar, no saturated fat, 47 calories per serving

Energy date balls

12 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 dates
  • 30 g dessicated coconut
  • 10 g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 50 g ground walnuts
  • 5 g maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Blend all the ingredients together very well in a food processor.
  2. Mash the dough together.
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