Sometimes the afternoon rolls around and you feel like eating something sweet. This can often be caused by not eating enough earlier in the day, especially at lunch, but if you’ve really got a hankering or just looking for a delicious addition to your afternoon cuppa, then this recipe is for you!

These bliss balls are rich is fibre, the sweetness of cranberries and full of whole foods. You’ll feel nice and satisfied without overeating. Enjoy!

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Cranberry Bliss Balls

These bliss balls are rich in fibre with the sweetness of cranberries and full of whole foods. You’ll feel nice and satisfied without overeating. Enjoy!
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigeration Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Easy, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wholefoods
Keyword: bliss ball, chia seeds, coconut, cranberries
Servings: 9 people
Calories: 220kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor

Ingredients

  • 100 g cranberries, dried
  • 50 g dates, dried, pitted
  • 50 g chia seeds, black (¼ cup)
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 30 g coconut, shredded
  • 1 cup almonds, raw (1 cup)
  • 30 g cocoa powder or cacao
  • 2 tsp oil, coconut
  • 30 g coconut, shredded for rolling (¼ cup)

Instructions

  • Combine the cranberries, dates, chia seeds and boiling water in a bowl. Allow them to soak for 5-10 minutes.
  • Place coconut, almonds, cacao, coconut oil, vanilla essence and the cranberry mix above into a food processor. Blend on high until thoroughly combined. It will resemble brownie batter.
  • Once the mixture has a sticky and moist texture to it, refrigerate for 30 mins. This makes it easier to shape the bliss balls.
  • Roll about 2 tsp worth of the mixture into balls (20g each), then lightly roll them
    in desiccated coconut.
  • Allow to sit in your fridge to set for about 20 minutes.
  • Recommend serve for a snack is two balls.

Notes

Whole foods: 60%
1 serve of this recipe (2 balls) provides: 
  • ¾ serve fruit 
  • 1 ¾ serve fat 

Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 9mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Calcium: 73mg