Organic Matcha Energy Balls
Matcha is incredibly versatile. The unique flavour has an earthy and verdant body followed by a long sweet crema which makes it absolutely perfect for baking into cakes, blending into smoothies and of course drinking in a vibrant green tea or that decadent matcha latte you’ve been craving all week.
If you ever tried any of those amazing snacks from Deliciously Ella then I promise you that you’re in for a treat. You can forget all about the 1pm dash to sainsbury’s local and enjoy a nutrient packed lunchtime booster on the go.
As always our products are 100% plant based and this incredible recipe from SoBodyUk is too. Check out her website for your daily dose of vegan inspiration!
Todays offering are quick and easy homemade versions of the energy balls you see in the supermarkets. These organic matcha & lemon balls pack a serious punch, delivering anti-oxidants, Omega-3, fibre, Vitamins C & E, magnesium, zinc, selenium, & iron.
They make the perfect desk snack and are guaranteed to keep you fuelled up throughout the day.
Recipe (makes approx. 26 balls/30 minutes)
- 40g Rolled oats
- 60g Almonds
- 10g walnut pieces
- 110g Dried figs
- 40g pitted dried dates
- 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
- Grated zest of 1 lemon & juice from half of the lemon
- 1 tbsp Matcha green tea powder
- 2 tbsp Tahini
- 2.5tbsp date syrup or agave
- 1 tbsp water
Make an oat flour by blending the oats in a blender or food processor to a fine dust. Add the remaining ingredients & whizz to make a thick dough.
Transfer into a bowl & roll into balls.
And thats it!
These organic matcha energy balls should last for up to 2 weeks in the fridge but also freeze well!
Recipe originally appears on SoBody.co.uk