Dynamite in small packages

Well, more like balls. These power clusters pack a punch of energy that’ll get you through any snack time (or dessert 😉 ) and provide sustained energy release throughout the day. With yummy ingredients dates, almonds, cocoa and coconut, talk about a super power ball! – except this one’s not a gamble!

What you need

About 20 dates, soaked in hot water to remove the pits

1/2 cup of whole oats

1/2 cup of desiccated coconut, plus extra for rolling, toasted gently in a pan on low heat

1/2 cup cocoa

1/3 cup almond/coconut oil

1 dashing splash of vanilla essence

1/2 cup almonds/peanuts/raisins or whatever you fancy

Ruth’s tip: experiment with added cinnamon, ginger, coffee, chilli or honey

So simple, you could daaaaiii daaahling

Place all ingredients in a blender and blitz baby blitz!

Stick the mixture in the fridge for 20-30 mins.

Shape tablespoonfuls into balls between your palms.

Roll about in the toasted coco.

Go loco!

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