Strawberry Almond Energy Balls

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Recipe prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

INGREDIENTS 

Makes approx. 16 energy balls

For almond butter

  • 2 cups (300g) almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional)

For energy balls

  • 1/4 cup almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded coconut, divided
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 4 medjool dates, pit removed

INSTRUCTIONS 

Making almond butter

  • Place almonds and salt in the NutraMilk container.
  • Press Butter cycle, set for 12-13 minutes.
  • Press Start.
  • Open the container lid.
  • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.
  • Leave ¼ cup of almond butter in the NutraMilk and store the rest for later use. 


Making energy balls

  • Add ¾ cup of shredded coconut and all the remaining ingredients (strawberries, oats, almonds, dates) to the NutraMilk with the almond butter. Press Mix and process until mixture forms a paste-like consistency.
  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon of the mixture at a time and roll it into balls with hand. Roll the balls into the shredded coconut. Place on a plate and put them in the refrigerator to cool for 2 hrs. minimum before serving. Enjoy!

 



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