Fi’s Foodie Friday: Christmas lists, lists, lists. Keep your energy up with these delicious little balls. What about leaving some for Santa too…
Apricot, Ginger & Cashew Energy Balls *
Makes 12 portions
100g unsalted cashew nuts
20g sesame seeds
80g dried apricots
20g puffed brown rice or puffed quinoa 4cm piece of ginger
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
2 tablespoon manuka honey
Remove 40g of cashews and blitz into a fine dust in a food processor, then decant onto a plate.
Place the remaining cashews and sesame seeds, apricots, puffed rice in the processor and blitz until finely chopped.
Peel and finely grate the ginger, add the mixed spice. Blitz again until finely ground, the add the honey.
Add a little more if needed to bind. It takes a while for the mixture to come together, be patient.
With wet hands, divide into 24 and roll into balls,
dropping them into the ground cashew dust as you go.
Shake to coat, storing them in the excess dust until
They will keep happily for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.
* Everyday Super Food : Jamie Oliver 2015
* KBPT Recipe Eighteen : 16th December 2016