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These little nuggets are terrific for people on the go, for a healthy after school snack for kids, a quick energy burst for a hike, or anything really. They’re naturally sweetened with dates, and goji berries, and pack a punch with two natural energy boosting powdered super foods – Maca root and Moringa. You can read more about Moringa in the article linked below:
Now that you know the incredible list of potential benefits, mix up a batch (or double it) and bring some to work or school for a tasty treat when you hit that afternoon lull and need a solid, nutritious pick-me-up to make it to dinnertime.
Maju’s Maca & Moringa Energy Balls
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 50 mins
Yield: 30 balls
1 cup dried dates, pitted
1 1/2 cups water, boiling
1 cup Almond meal
2 Tbsp coconut oil
½ tsp Maju Moringa Powder
½ tsp Maju Maca Powder (about 1 capsule, opened)
1/3 cup Raw cacao powder
Goji Berries, (or dried blueberries) chopped
Step 1: Place dates in a medium bowl and cover with boiling water.
Step 2: Let stand for 10 minutes then add dates and water to food processor and process until smooth.
Step 3: Add almond meal, coconut oil, super food powders, and cacao powder and mix in processor until mixture is smooth.
Step 4: Transfer to a bowl and stir in berries.
Step 5: Place sesame seeds in a shallow dish.
Step 6: Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls, then roll in sesame seeds to coat.
Step 7: Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week or freeze.