Ginger & Turmeric Energy Balls

Recipe By:  Eshun Mott
Total Time:  20 minutes
Prep Time:  20 minutes

These energy balls are so easy to make and so much more flavorful than what you can buy. A great and healthful afternoon pick-me-up!

Ingredients
  • 1 1⁄2 cups medium shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 4 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 tsp sea salt
  • 1⁄3 cup shelled hemp hearts
Directions Yield:  Makes 20 1" Balls

Make Energy Ball Mixture

  1. In food processer, add coconut and process until finely ground and coconut begins to clump together.
  2. Add cashews and process until finely ground. Add chia seeds, coconut oil, maple syrup, ginger, turmeric, pepper, cinnamon and salt, and process until mixture comes together.

Roll Into Balls

  1. In shallow bowl, add hemp hearts and reserve.
  2. Using tablespoon, scoop out portion of mixture and form into 1″-diam. balls, then roll in hemp hearts while still damp. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  3. Transfer energy balls to sealable container in single layer. Eat within a week, or store in refrigerator to keep energy balls fresh longer.

Photographer:
Stacey Brandford
Source:
House & Home 2020
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