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Superfood Baobab Energy Balls

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These are my favourite pre-workout snacks; they taste delicious, give me an energy boost & help me maintain stable blood sugar levels. They contain all my favourite things: coconut oil, ground oats, ground flaxseed, Baobab super fruit powder & protein powder. Lightly sweetened with honey, or agave, these tasty morsels are free from refined sugars & simply bursting with goodness!

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Baobab superfruit powder

Baobab powder is made from the ground pulp of ‘the tree of life’, a tree native to Africa. It delicious tangy citrus flavour, is packed with vitamin C, fibre & anti-oxidants, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc & vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, B7; nutrients to give you an energy boost, support the immune system & reduce fatigue.

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The ‘Tree of Life’ Baobab tree

These balls are so simple to make, require no baking & can be whizzed up with the help of a blender or food processor in about 25-30mins. They also freeze well & so you can make a batch & take them out as required. I also like having these as petit fours with tea or coffee after a meal when you fancy just a little something sweet…

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Makes: about 32-38 balls

Preparation time: 25-30mins, Setting time: 15 mins in freezer

Ingredients:

80g Quick cook oats (use gluten-free if required)

35g Coconut oil

12g Protein powder (I use Pulsin’ soya or pea-derived varieties)

50g Nut butter. Peanut, cashew & almond all work well.

30g Baobab superfruit powder

75g Raw almonds

30g Honey or vegan substitute, like agave

3g Salt

Method:

Put the oats in a blender & food processor & blitz to form a fine powdery oat flour.

Then add the remaining ingredients & whizz again to combine.

Transfer the contents into a bowl. Using your hands, roll  into small balls about 2cm in diameter. Chill these balls for 15 mins in the freezer to allow to set. Enjoy!

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Don’t forget you can find my favourite recipes in my FREE eBook here.

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I love having a stock of these baobab balls & other healthy treats in my freezer, so that I can serve these up as petit fours after dinner..(recipes for all these are available in this blog).

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