Food for the outdoors: Bouncing Bliss Balls
Bouncing Bliss Balls
*DF, GF, NF, no added sugar
Bliss Ball are beautiful packets of energy - stocked with that natural ‘oompf’ to keep you going on those tough hiking inclines.
Make these easy little treats at home and pack them in your snack-pack when you set out on your hike/ride/run.
- 1 1/2 Cups or approx 12 Dates
- 2 Cups of LSA Meal (Lindseed, Sunflower and Almond meal)
- 1 cup of Desiccated Coconut + 1/2 cup to cover bliss balls at end
- 3 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil
- 2-3 Tablespoons of Cocoa
- 2 Teaspoons of Vanilla essence (optional)
- 1-2 teaspoons of chia seeds (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until 'smooth'.
- The texture of the final mixture will be dark brown and quite 'grainy'.
- Empty the 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut out onto a plate or tray.
- Wet your hands and take a small handful of the mixture and roll in palms until you've formed a ball. Roll the ball through the desiccated coconut until covered.
- Store Bliss balls in fridge - in an airtight container or wrapped in cling film.
This recipe is bought to you courtesy of Sam Quinn, Co-Founder of Woodfired Canteen – a Cornwall-based experience dining company. Hosting memorable meals in special locations, the team serve up creative, colourful food cooked over wood fire. Plates loaded with local produce are delivered to the centre of communal tables, where guests - elbow-to-elbow and deep in conversation - pause to devour wholesome seasonal menus.
Woodfired Canteen is based at Wheal Kitty Workshops in St Agnes, an old mine-works and engine house perched on Cornish clifftops; they share the site with awesome adventure brand Finisterre, environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage and Walters surfboard shapers.
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