This recipe is for all my chocolate lovers! These Chocolate Brownie Bliss Balls will fulfill any chocolate craving & the best part is they are filled with wholesome, nutritious & delicious ingredients: walnuts, cashews, dates, flaxseeds, cacao powder & oats.
They are extremely quick & easy to make. By making these, you set you up for a week filled with snacks & desserts ready to eat on the go.
One of the main ingredients in these bliss balls is walnuts. Walnuts are a nutritional powerhouse! They contain omega-3s & other healthy fats that benefit your brain & heart, which we all need. Walnuts support blood sugar regulation, insulin response, fertility as well as reduce inflammation in the body.
Try them for yourself, you will not be disappointed!
Ingredients you will need:
15 medjool dates, pitted (soak the dates in warm water for 5-10 minutes, then drain the water)
1 cup oats or oat flour
1 cup raw walnuts (soak the walnuts in warm water for 5 minutes, then drain the water)
1/2 cup raw cashews (soak the cashews in warm water for 5 minutes, then drain the water)
1/4 cup cacao or cocoa powder
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
1 tsp vanilla extract
unsweetened coconut flakes
cacao or cocoa powder
1. Add the soaked dates, soaked nuts, cacao or cocoa powder, flaxseed & vanilla extract to a food processor or blender & blend until smooth consistency. Stop to scrape down the sides as necessary.
2. Place batter from the food processor into a large bowl & add oats or oat flour. Stir until all combined.
3. Roll the mixture into 1-inch balls. It should make about 16 balls.
4. Roll a few of the balls in coconut flakes & a few balls in the cacao powder until evenly coated.
**Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Health Benefits from Ingredients in the Bliss Balls:
Cacao aids digestion, reduces inflammation, improves circulation, blood & cardiovascular health
Cashews promote heart health, increase energy, boost brain function, support bone & blood health
Coconut supports weight loss, improves mental function, boosts immunity, helps reverse candida
Dates support cardiovascular health & circulation, aids digestion
Flaxseeds promote heart health, improve brain function, balance hormones, reduce inflammation, aid digestion
Oats balance blood sugar levels, help reduce blood pressure, promote healthy gut bacteria
Walnuts promote heart health; support blood sugar regulation, insulin response & fertility; reduce inflammation