Chocolate and Coconut Bliss Balls

Rebecca Kane, author of the cookbook “New Raw and Living Foods Recipe Book Launched: Shine Inside and Out” is a bit of a star in the healthy eating department. This recipe of hers is perfect when you are in need of some delicious chocolate gooeyness! We love it as a delicious alternative to sugar-laden Christmas treats that leave you feeling low and empty! For more check out her website: www.shineonraw.com

Ingredients
1 ½ cups of walnuts
8 pitted medjool dates
1/3 cup of cacao or carob powder
½ tsp of vanilla extract
Pinch of salt

2 tsp of water
Desiccated coconut to roll the balls in

Equipment
Food processor

Directions
Place the walnuts and salt in the food processor and process until finely ground. Add the dates and process until the mixture becomes sticky. Add the cacao or carob and vanilla and process. Add the water if neededMould into round balls and roll in the coconutStore in the fridge until required.

Top Tip
If you don’t have any dates, you can replace with 1 cup of raisins


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