Date Bliss Balls

 

Looking for a nutritious dessert or a power snack? Well look no further!

These Date Bliss Balls are naturally sweetened and full of delicious and nutritious seeds and nuts.

Date Bliss Balls by @JesseLWellness #glutenfree

Date Bliss Balls are packed with protein and fiber to give you energy to keep going. Perfect for a mid-afternoon pick me up, a before the gym snack or a sweet treat to finish a meal. No baking required!

They are also one of the recipes in my cookbook Healthy Dairy Free Desserts!

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A Perfect On-The-Go Snack

Things are often really busy in my life so I am constantly looking for quick snack ideas that I can grab on the go, especially when I’m heading out the door to yoga. I find that having a quick snack about 30 minutes before yoga helps boost my energy for a great class. Date Bliss Balls are one of my favourite snacks because they are easy to make ahead of time, store in the freezer and then grab quickly as I’m running out the door.

Date Bliss Balls by @JesseLWellness #vegan

Date Bliss Balls

(vegan, gluten free)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Inactive prep time: 30 minutes

Serving size: 12 large date bliss balls

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (roughly 250g) pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp warm water
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup + 1Tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup extra coconut flakes for coating

Directions:

  1. Place dates and warm water in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Scoop the creamed dates into a bowl and fold in the remaining ingredients, with the exception of the extra coconut flakes, until mixed. If the mixture is soggy then slowly add more oats; alternatively, if the mixture is too dry slowly add warm water.
  3. Shape balls between 3 to 4 centimeters in diameter, roll them in coconut and place on a tray.
  4. Place the tray in the freezer for 30 minutes to set and enjoy Date Bliss Balls straight out of the freezer for a quick energy boost.
What is your healthy on-the-go snack? Share your snack ideas and recipes in the comments section.

Date Bliss Balls by @JesseLWellness #sugarfree

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Date Bliss Balls
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 12
 
Looking for a nutritious dessert or a power snack? Well look no further! These Date Bliss Balls are naturally sweetened and full of delicious and nutritious seeds and nuts. Date Bliss Balls are packed with protein and fiber to give you energy to keep going.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (roughly 250g) pitted dates
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp warm water
  • ¾ cup oats
  • ½ cup toasted coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup + 1 Tbsp chopped almonds
  • ½ cup extra coconut flakes for coating
Instructions
  1. Place dates and warm water in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Scoop the creamed dates into a bowl and fold in the remaining ingredients, with the exception of the extra coconut flakes, until mixed. If the mixture is soggy then slowly add more oats; alternatively, if the mixture is too dry slowly add warm water.
  3. Shape balls between 3 to 4 centimeters in diameter, roll them in coconut and place on a tray.
  4. Place the tray in the freezer for 30 minutes to set and enjoy Date Bliss Balls straight out of the freezer for a quick energy boost.

Guide to Natural Sugar Substitutes Free Gift by @jesselwellness #free #sweettooth

10 Comments

  1. Janet Simon on May 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    I just was with a friend and she introduced me to Bliss Balls.They were delicious!
    How can get receipes that are healthy and taste that delicious?

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  3. Jude on December 2, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    These were great. I did, however, have to add more dry ingredients otherwise they were to mushy. I made a few changes…I added some orange zest, and figs 🙂 I also tossed the oats and the almonds. My sunflower seeds were toasted when purchased. yum!

    • Jesse Lane Schelew, CNP on December 2, 2014 at 5:12 pm

      Sound like some great substitutions Jude, thank you so much for sharing. Figs and orange zest are awesome additions.

  4. andrew on December 12, 2014 at 3:23 am

    Why have you added oats to a gluten free recipe ???

    • Jesse Lane Schelew, CNP on December 12, 2014 at 4:13 pm

      Hi Andrew, I use gluten free oats to help bind the recipe and add a healthy carbohydrate.

  5. Margot on March 13, 2015 at 6:22 am

    Jesse, one of my yogi’s mentioned in class last night that she made your Date Bliss Balls and absolutely loved them. Yummmmm.

  6. Aimee Baker on July 9, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Hi. These sound amazing! I can’t wait to try make them. My only question is what brand food processor is best to get for baking purposes and recipes like this? I have been wanting to get one for a while but I don’t know which one to go for? Thanks

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