Healthy treat recipe: Oat Date balls

Makes 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter

Method 

  1. Place dates in a pot of water and bring to the boil. 
  2. Drain the dates and put the liquid into a container and set aside. 
  3. Place drained dates, coconut, peanut butter, oats and cacao in a food processor.
  4. Add roughly 1/4 of the date liquid to the mix and process (you may need a little more liquid than this, add it slowly until the mix holds its shape.

-If you accidentally add too much liquid add a little more of the other dry ingredients to balance) 

  1. Roll mixture into 12 balls and store in the fridge or freezer. 
  2. Roll in extra coconut if desired 

Dietitian comment: 

Healthy, delicious & done right 

Yours in health

Mbali 

xx

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