Featured Post: Magic Energy Balls
Today we’re welcoming back Martina(check out her initial guest post here)! Martina is a wonderful holistic nutritionist here in Ontario, Canada and today she’s sharing a recipe for energy balls!
You may remember Martina from this post on Changes to Focus On When Chasing Health Goals. Since Martina is a holistic nutritionist she focuses on the whole picture and not just one aspect of your lifestyle when making change.
One of the biggest struggles people face is what to eat! As a holistic nutritionist Martina believes in eating good quality food that helps fuel and recharge your body (cough cough.. we have something in common!).
Today Martina is sharing one of her favorite recipes “Magic Energy Balls”.
They are balanced with the proper protein, fat and carbohydrates to give you the perfect boost of energy in times of need, and help you avoid reaching for your go-to craving foods.
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These are a great option for those with busy lifestyles. You can keep them in the freezer and de-thaw when needed. They are packed with protein, fiber, healthy fats and super foods. They are quite nutrient-packed, so you only need 1-2 of them to keep you satiated. Play around with the ingredients to see what works best for you. Enjoy!
Ingredients In Magic Energy Balls
- 1 cup almond butter
- 3/4 cup coconut flakes
- 2 tablespoons of raw honey
- 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
Optional (but tasty!) Super-Food Additional Ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
- 1 tablespoon Hemp seeds
- 1 tablespoon Chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon Coconut oil
Tip: for every dry optional ingredient you add, you’ll have to boost the almond butter or honey slightly (about 1/2 tbs) to create a “sticky” texture
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How To Make Magic Energy Balls
Combine in a bowl/blender/food processor. Mix well until the dry and wet ingredients have come to a more solid consistency. Roll into balls and place on parchment paper. Leave in the freezer for a couple hours, or overnight.
They are ready to eat… enjoy!
Don’t forget to pin these magic energy balls!
Energy balls are full of tasty nutrients, healthy fats and of course, energy! These little balls freeze well which means you should always have some on hand to grab and go.