Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats (or Quinoa Flakes for GF option)
  • 10 medjool dates, deseeded (or, soak 1/2 cup dried dates in boiling water then drain)
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • OR 2 tbsp apple sauce
  • 40g vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves (optional)
  • 1 cup grated carrot (~2 small or 1 large carrot)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • OR 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • shredded coconut
  • OR desiccated coconut, to coat

Method

  • Place the cashews, oats, dates, sauce, protein and spices to the food processor or stick blender. Blitz until all the nuts are crushed and the mix forms a dough.If too runny, add some coconut or if too dry add 1-2 tbsp of water.
  • Place the dough in a bowl and stir through the carrot and pecans (may need to use hands to make sure it is evenly dispersed in the mix).
  • Pour coconut in a small bowl.
  • Roll dough into teaspoon sized balls and then coat with coconut.
  • Place in a container and set in the fridge for at least 30mins (good luck waiting that long to try one!!). Also able to keep in the freezer.