Lemon Slice is a favourite of ours, so we have created a version that is easier and a little healthier.
Prep Time 20mins Cook Time n/a Difficulty Easy Serves Makes ~20 Balls
1 cup cashews
OR 1 cup macadamias
1 cup rolled oats (or Quinoa Flakes for GF option)
1/2 cup coconut
10 medjool dates (or, soak 1/2 cup dried dates in boiling water then drain)
2 1/2 tbsp coconut oil (optional)
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
40g vanilla protein powder
extra shredded coconut (for rolling)
OR extra desiccated coconut (for rolling)
Prep Ingredients: Deseed the medjool dates, juice and zest the lemon and melt the coconut oil (if using).
Place the nuts, oats, coconut, dates, lemon juice & zest, oil (if using), protein and vanilla to the food processor or stick blender. Blitz until all the nuts are crushed and the mix forms a dough (Add 1-2 tbsp of water if mix is too dry).
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;
Say a big hello to a sweet & zesty snack on hand throughout the week!