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Bliss Balls / Power Balls or no matter you want to name them, are in all places for the time being. Each espresso store I stroll by appears to promote them (at massively inflated costs). As an alternative of spending numerous {dollars}, out and about, on well being retailer / cafe ones, strive making them at residence. Simply whizz up the elements in a meals processor and roll. This recipe is definitely customised to make Bliss Balls which are tailor-made to your loved ones’s well being necessities or their favorite flavours.

Child holding cherry bliss balls covered in cocao and coconut

Not surprisingly there are literally thousands of totally different bliss ball recipes obtainable on line. I’m placing it all the way down to the truth that they’re….

really easy to make,

really easy to adapt and

so, so, so scrumptious.

When one thing is so simple as throwing elements right into a meals processor then I’m bought.

cherry bliss ball ingredients in food processor before and after blending

However are Bliss Balls / Power Balls Wholesome?

Like plenty of issues in life, bliss balls aren’t all created equal. The macro vitamins (proteins, carbohydrates & fats) content material can fluctuate immensely from ball to ball.

Bliss balls filled with dates, dried fruit, honey or different sweeteners will clearly have a excessive sugar content material and could be thought of extra of an occasional deal with.

Balls full of nuts, seeds and nut butters will present an excellent supply of protein and fat for you and your children’ diet.

Balls loaded with oats will present an excellent supply of carbohydrate and fibre.

child rolling bliss balls in coconut

I might take into account this explicit recipe a deal with. It has a excessive share of dates, making them scrumptious however excessive in sugar. For that motive I’ve rolled them into smaller balls, round half a tablespoon every. As soon as rolled you’ll be able to coat them in coconut, crushed nuts, cocao powder or depart them uncoated. Personally I feel the bitterness of the cacao works completely with the candy date and cherry combination.

In case you are in search of a more healthy, low sugar ball recipe then I’ve a scrumptious

Raspberry Coconut Breakfast Ball recipe and in addition a

Blueberry Breakfast Ball

Each recipes don’t have any sweeteners and little or no dried fruit.  I name them breakfast balls as they’re filled with oats, floor nuts / nut butter and fruit.

In search of extra inspiration? Why not strive my

Tropical Oat Balls or my

Nut Balls

 

Tips on how to retailer bliss balls

My prefered methodology for storing these bliss balls is to pop them in a freezable container and freeze. You’ll be able to then take them out as wanted.

You can even retailer these within the fridge for as much as one week (in the event that they final that lengthy)!

 

Bliss balls sitting on top of each other. One ball at front with bite out.

Have you ever tried any of my ball recipes? I really like seeing footage of your creations. Tag me on Instagram or Fb!

Bliss balls sitting on top of each other. One ball at front with bite out.

Cherry Bliss Balls

Bliss balls made with cherries, dates, coconut, oats and cocao. Nut free, making them excellent for lunchboxes.

Elements

  • 9 (200g) Medjool Dates (pitted) * See Notice 1
  • 15 Cherries (pitted)
  • 1 cup (75g) Desiccated Coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1/Three cup (35g) Oats * See Notice 2
  • 1 half tbsp Cacao Powder

Directions

  1. Add all of the elements to a blender and mix till all the things is finely chopped and the combination comes collectively. (See photograph above)

  2. Roll into small balls. Mine had been round half a tablespoon every, weighing roughly 13g. I made 28 balls from the combination. 

  3. Depart uncoated or roll in some desiccated coconut / cocao / LSA combine / crushed nuts and so forth.

Recipe Notes

  1. Recent dates work greatest on this recipe. In case your dates are fairly dry and exhausting then soak them in some scorching water for a few minutes. This can make them simpler to mix. 
  2. In case you are not avoiding nuts then almonds style scrumptious on this recipe. Strive substituting the oats with almonds.  

*Dietary info is an ESTIMATE solely, calculated utilizing a web-based diet calculator.  Details are for one, uncoated small ball weighing 13g. Coatings will alter dietary information and these ought to be used as a GUIDE solely. 

Diet Details

Cherry Bliss Balls

Quantity Per Serving (1 small ball (13g))

Energy 48 Energy from Fats 12

% Each day Worth*

Complete Fats 1.3g 2%

Sodium 1.2mg 0%

Complete Carbohydrates 8.8g 3%

Sugars 5g

Protein 0.7g 1%

* % Each day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie diet.