Citrus Immune Boosting Bliss Balls

Citrus Immune Boosting Bliss Balls

Want to perk up flagging energy levels, support your immune system and aid recovery after a workout? Try these immune boosting bliss balls. The combination of golden chlorella, goji berries and orange gives these bites a wonderful vibrant colour while helping to lower inflammation in the body and support overall immune health.  A perfect energising snack.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for 25 Citrus Immune Boosting Bliss Balls:

  • 30g desiccated coconut
  • 30g golden chlorella
  • 2tbsp xylitol
  • 1tbsp lucuma powder
  • 50g cashew nuts
  • 50g gluten free oats
  • 1tsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 65g cashew nut butter or other nut butter
  • 1 small orange peeled
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 30g rice puffs or quinoa puffs
  • 40g goji berries
  • Additional desiccated coconut with 1tsp golden chlorella for rolling.

Method:

  1. Place the coconut, chlorella, xylitol, lucuma, nuts and oats in a food processor and blend until the nuts are fine.
  2. Add the maple syrup, salt, nut butter, orange, orange zest, vanilla extract and blend until smooth. Add the puffs and goji berries and process briefly keeping some texture.
  3. Take out spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into balls. Roll in the coconut. Place on a tray or plate. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour to firm up before eating.
  4. These will keep in the fridge for up to 1 week or can be frozen for up to 1 month.

 

Nutritional information per bliss ball

Calories 68kcal, fat 3.5g, saturates 1.1g, carbohydrates 6.3g, sugars 2g, fibre 0.8g, protein 2.4g, salt 0g

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