Next time you are experiencing the energy slump around 11am or 3pm, reach for these instead of a biscuit. Sugary biscuit will only cause you to crash soon after consuming it. These balls will last in the fridge for up to 3 weeks and will happily sit on your desk for a few hours until you need an energy boost!

Makes about 20

Ingredients

  • 100g raw unpeeled pecans
  • 100g raw unsalted pistachios
  • 100g dried dates
  • 50g dried apricots
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Desiccated coconut to coat

Method

Place the nuts in a food processor and blitz for 30 seconds
Add the dried fruit and blitz for another 30 seconds
Add the remaining ingredients and blend until the mixture starts sticking together
Roll into balls, coat in the coconut and enjoy!