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Energy balls

Energy balls

A great food for both fuelling ahead of a training session or for when you need a quick snack afterwards.

A great food for both fuelling ahead of a training session or for when you need a quick snack afterwards.

  • Ready In20 minutes
  • Servings6
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

  • 100 g oats
  • 50 g dried dates
  • 50 g ground almonds
  • 20 g Flora 100% Natural Ingredients
  • 25 g dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • zest and juice of 1 orange

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Soak the dates in hot water for 10 minutes to soften them slightly.
  2. While they are softening add the oats, ground almonds, half of the cocoa powder and orange zest to a food processor.
  3. Over a very low heat, heat the Flora with the orange juice until it has melted. Add to the food processor.
  4. If the dates are not pitted, remove the stones from them and add the dates to the food processor too. Blitz everything together.
  5. Move to a small bowl and stir through the chocolate chips.
  6. Shape into 6 balls and roll in the remaining cocoa powder to coat.
  7. Leave to cool in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  8. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.