Healthy Sweet Snack

Have you ever walked to the frigde, gumming for something sweet? In this post we show you a simple recipe for that sweet tooth which is allowed ;)

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Have you ever walked to the frigde, gumming for something sweet!

Sadly we don’t have a chef here at LB fitness. But we do use a few really good recipes! Check this one out from The Happy Pear.


Energy balls

These little balls of superfood goodness! Packed full of goodness; spirulina, almond butter, ground flax seed, dates and other awesome goodies. Under 10 mins to make :)



Makes 12 balls

100g cashew nuts, toasted or raw

100g pitted dates, chopped

pinch of salt

2 tbsp coconut oil

teaspoon of water


For the coating

2 tbsp Goji berries

2 tbsp cacao nibs

2 tbsp bee pollen (optional)


Combine nuts, dates and salt in the food processor and blend until smoothish.

In a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, gently melt the coconut oil and then add the water. Add with the water to the food processor and blend till smooth. Divide into quarters, and then divide each quarter into thirds. Roll into 12 balls.

Finely chop the Goji berries, cacoa nibs and bee pollen, if using. Combine well and spread the mixture on a plate. Roll each ball in the mixture one by one before placing in an airtight container until ready to use. They’ll keep for a week in the fridge.


Reference: The Happy Pear.


Check out the recipe from these 2 mad men:

Larry Brady