Bacon and Cabbage Frittata paint

These supercharged energy balls also score high in protein, top quality fats, fibre, vitamins, minerals and natural sweetness, as well as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory factors. Being so nutrient dense they will help sustain you when in need of a pick-me-up during the day. Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 1 month.

Makes approximately 20 

Ingredients

  • 150 grams cashew nuts
  • 30 grams pumpkin seeds
  • 50 grams desiccated coconut
  • ½ level teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ level teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ level teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 130 grams Medjool dates, chopped small (pitted weight = approx.12 dates)
  • ½ level teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 40 grams coconut oil (2 tablespoons

To coat:

  • 40 grams desiccated coconut
  • ½ level teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Gluten Free

  • Dairy Free
  • Vegetarian

  • Vegan

  • Diabetic Friendly

  • Low GI

  • Sports on a plate

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Method

  1. In a food processor blend together nuts, seeds, desiccated coconut, turmeric, cinnamon and salt to a fine texture.
  2. Add dates and quickly pulse until it all resembles breadcrumbs. Add vanilla extract and coconut oil, then blend until the whole mixture forms into a ball.
  3. Remove dough from the food processor and hand-roll about 1 tablespoon of it into a walnut sized ball. Repeat with the rest of the mixture. Place in fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. To coat, mix the desiccated coconut and turmeric in a shallow bowl, then roll and toss the balls in the mixture and return to fridge for 1 hour minimum.
  5. Store these little energy and nutrient bombs in the fridge for up to 4 weeks.

Maggie's Tips

  • Vary nuts, try pistachio or walnuts.
  • Swap dates for figs
  • Freeze in a zip-lock bag for up to 6 months