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The brilliant colour of beetroot, sweetened up naturally with dates and coconut.
24 August 2018
•1 min read
Nothing beats using your own fresh produce or materials around the house. If you’re missing a thing or two, tick the items you need to add to your shopping list.
1 cup (240 g) dates, pitted and chopped
¼ cup (40 g) beetroot, peeled and finely grated
¼ cup (5 g) baby spinach, finely sliced and chopped
1 ½ (150 g) cup pumpkin seed meal (ground pumpkin seeds)
1 cup (75 g) shredded coconut
1-2 tablespoons chia seeds
½ cup (35 g) extra shredded coconut to roll balls in (optional)
Place all ingredients into a high-speed food processor and process until smooth.
Roll into little balls and then roll the balls in the shredded coconut.
Place bliss balls in freezer and leave to set for 1 hour.
Keep bliss balls in the freezer for up to six months.
Recipe and image from Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook by Mandy Sacher.
Mandy Sacher is a paediatric nutritionist and SOS Feeding Consultant, and the founder of Wholesome Child, where she shares advice, support and inspiration to empower parents to make healthier food choices for their kids.
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