Vegan Ojas Energy Balls

Vegan Ojas Energy Balls

These vegan energy balls will definitely give you that extra boost in the mornings!

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Vegan energy balls should always be made using fresh ingredients on the ayurvedic diet to ensure the best nutrition and benefits. Dates, almonds and walnuts are all great at helping build your Ojas.

These energy balls are the perfect answer if you’re looking for a healthy, nutritious snack after a long walk or your daily gym session, and of course, they’re completely vegan. This recipe is very easy, simply blend the ingredients together and leave in the fridge, that’s it!

What is ojas?

Ojas containing foods are foods that are high in nutritious ingredients that support the structure of your body.

Examples of these foods are dates, almonds, saffron, and wholegrains. If you’re ever feeling ill or fatigued, these superfoods are great at revitalising your body and mind, they also make for a speedier recovery.

What are energy balls?

Energy balls are typically packed full of nutrition, from fibrous grains to healthy fruits. This makes them a really healthy snack for any time of the day, especially when you feel like you need a pick-me-up.

The nutritious benefits of these energy balls means that they help with muscle, energy and weight. One or two of these snacks would keep you full throughout the day between your main meals.

Total Time: 10 minutes + 2 hours to set

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: None

Calories: 121

Servings: 14

Rating:  

Total Time: 10 minutes + 2 hours to set

Calories: 121

Servings: 14

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 14)

  • 12.5 12.5 g dates
  • 2.8571428571429 2.8571428571429 g dried apricots
  • 2.8571428571429 2.8571428571429 g dried goji berries
  • 2.1428571428571 2.1428571428571 g pumpkin seeds
  • 2.1428571428571 2.1428571428571 g walnuts
  • 4.2857142857143 4.2857142857143 g almonds
  • 0.14285714285714 0.14285714285714 tbsp coconut oil
  • 0.21428571428571 0.21428571428571 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 0.21428571428571 0.21428571428571 tbsp desiccated coconut

Method

  1. To make the energy balls, add all the ingredients apart from the desiccated coconut to a food processor and pulse until a dough-like consistency forms, which is not smooth.
  2. Split the mixture into 12-16 pieces and roll into balls, then roll the balls in the desiccated coconut to coat them. Place in the fridge to set for 2-3 hours, then they’re ready to eat.

Each 28g ball provides:

7.3g Fat, 2.5g Saturates, 13g Carbohydrate, 9.8g Sugars, 2g Fibre, 2.6g Protein, 0.03g Salt.

 

Still in need of an energy boost? Try making these vegan protein muffins!

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