Kitchen Tips

How to make chocolate bliss balls with Natalie Brady

Holistic nutritionist Natalie Brady shows us how to create healthy, tasty bliss balls from scratch. This recipe is nut, dairy, gluten and refined sugar-free - making it perfect for just about everyone!

Bliss balls are a great snack to keep you satisfied and satiated between meals, especially if you're after a quick boost of energy or have sugar cravings.

Nut-free chocolate bliss balls recipe

½ cup sunflower seeds
½ cup pumpkin seeds
10 pitted medjool dates
1/3 cup desiccated coconut (plus extra for rolling)
1/3 cup raw cacao powder
1/3 cup water
1 Add sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds to a food processor and pulse to break down.
2 Add the rest of the ingredients to processor.
3 Pulse until a sticky mixture forms. If the mixture is too dry, add an extra splash of water and blend again to reach desired consistency.
4 Take roughly a tablespoon measure of mixture and roll into a ball using your hands.
5 Roll in extra desiccated coconut. Store in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy as a sweet snack or after dinner treat.
For recipes, tips and inspiration from Natalie, visit www.nataliebrady.co.nz