Pumpkin Seed Energy Balls
150g pumpkin seed butter (or “no nut spread”)
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
Drizzle of olive oil
¾ cup dates
2 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
¼ cup cranberries
¼ cup dessicated or threaded coconut
¼ cup dried blackcurrants ( or you can use blackcurrant powder)
1 Tbs honey (optional)
Pile all the ingredients into a processor and process until you are happy with the consistency. You can drizzle in more oil if the mixture seems a little dry. Make sure you feel it though, because you just need it to hold together - you don’t want it too oily.
You can roll these balls in extra blackcurrant powder. You could even drizzle with melted dark chocolate.
They are a perfect energy snack for kids sport!
Recipe: The Fearless Kitchen, by Vanessa Baxter.
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