Energy Ball Recipe Ideas: From Apricot to Chocolate Ginger
Energy balls are full of nutrients! High in protein, healthy carbs, fats and fibre, they make a perfect mid-morning or afternoon snack! These little balls with give you energy, are easy to make and contain all the right ingredients to keep you sustained! Lets get baking.
Soak the apricots for 5-10 minutes in hot water. Add the nuts to a food processor and grind – either roughly or finely depending on your preference. With the processor running, add the apricots slowly until the mixture starts to clump together – the exact amount will vary. Roll into balls and then into the desiccated coconut and keep in an airtight container. You could add spices or vanilla to this recipe.
Chocolate Ginger Balls
Add the nuts to a food processor and grind – either roughly or finely depending on your preference. With the processor running add the cocoa powder and ginger (to taste) then add the prunes slowly until the mixture starts to clump together – the exact amount will vary. Roll into balls and keep in an airtight container.
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Keri Filtness has worked in the Nutrition Industry for 19 years. She is regularly called upon for her professional comments on health and nutrition related news. Her opinions have been featured by BBC3, Prima, Vitality, The Mirror, Woman’s Own and Cycling Weekly, amongst others. She has also worked one to one with journalists, analysing their diets and health concerns and recommending changes and additions, where appropriate.