Brazil Nut and Lemon Energy Balls🍋
All the ingredients are making a perfect flavour combo, it’s sweet and yet soury, but the nutrient content is even more impressive!
Lemons are a fantastic source of vitamin C, which supports our immune system and healthy brain function.
The Brazil nuts are high in selenium, a mineral that offers several benefits, including boosting immune💪🏼 and cognitive function🧠, improving hair and nail health, and supporting a healthy thyroid function.
160g pitted dates
125g Brazil nuts
25g rolled oats
1tbsp fresh lemon juice
2tbsp lemon zest
1tsbp coconut or agave nectar
couple of drops of pure lemon extract (optional)
1tsp ground cinnamon
1.In a food processor, combine the dates, Brazil nuts, oats, lemon juice, 1 tbsp of lemon zest, coconut nectar, lemon juice and cinnamon until it forms a sticky mass.
2. Scoop the mixture and, with slightly wet hands, roll the mixture into a ball.
3. Set on a plate with baking paper on it (otherwise, it will stick to the plate) and sprinkle another part of the lemon zest over.
4. Place the balls in the freezer to set for 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or freeze it and store for 3 months.
Enjoy it chilled with your favorite hot drink 😋
🍊Orange and Brazil Nut just by substituting lemon with orange or...
🌱For a savoury twist, try Lemon, Rosemary and Brazil Nut just by adding half of tsp of dried rosemary to the mix!