Friday, 11 May 2012

RECIPE - CHOC POWER BALLS


These little guys are so so so yummy and they are good for you! Woo Hoo! WIN!!

This weekend is the Northern Beaches Expo and we have had the opportunity to put 1000 discount vouchers in the Mum Entrepreneurs goodie bags. We decided to put one of our yummy recipes on our card and this is the recipe. You should definitely check out the expo if your around as I have heard there will be some good products being showcased.

Power balls are the latest thing and we know why! They are a protein packed power snack, as well as a great lunch box treat for your kids. So why not add cocao and make it a chocolate desert? ... Our recipe is full of some amazing superfood's which you will love! 

Superfood's are an excellent part of the nutrition puzzle; they are sources of clean, pesticide free, hormone free and chemical-free protein, Minerals, Antioxidants, Good fats and oil, Essential amino acids, Glyconutritents, Vitamins, Enzymes, Coenzymes, Essential fatty acids and Polyaccharides. 

Our power balls contain:

Almonds; which are very high in protein, calcium and full of good fats. 

Linseeds; which are a good source of fibre and omega 3 fatty acids. They have anti-cancer effects and may help manage menopausal symptoms. 

Cacao; an amazing superfood that is high is antioxidants, a mood elevator, Omega 6' fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.

Goji Berries are known to be one of the worlds greatest anti-aging super foods. They are extremely high in Antioxidants, enhance libido and sexual function, known to improve vision, support cardiovascular health, supports brain and neurological health, keeps vital organs healthy and is an all round immune system booster.

Medjool dates are the perfect sweetener, they are a good source of fiber and contain high levels of potassium, magnesium, copper, and manganese.

So just do it! Make these Choc power balls for your mum tomorrow for mothers day and enjoy them!

Ingredients
1 cup activated almonds
1/2 cup ground linseeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup cocao powder
2 cups medjool dates
½ cup Organic Goji berries
Coconut for rolling

Method:
  1. In a high powered food processor, like a Vita mix , place activated almonds, linseeds, sunflower and cocao.
  2. Wizz until mixture is chopped finely.
  3. Add Dates in one by one and wizz until mixture is combined and forms a dough.
  4. Remove mixture from food processor and place in a bowl.
  5. Form mixture into small power balls.
  6. Roll with coconut.
  7. Store in the fridge.

ENJOY!!!

(If you don't have a high powered food processor you can use your hands and kneed the dates into the mix... It will do the trick!)

You can purchase loving earth ACTIVATED ALMONDS, loving earth COCAO POWDER, loving earth GOJI BERRIES and loving earth shredded COCONUT from us at http://shop.chooselifeliveitdoit.com

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