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Spiced energy balls

  • Easy

These vegan bites with apple and cinnamon take just 10 minutes to make

Healthy energy balls made of dried fruits and nuts
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Ingredients

  • Oats 50g
  • Ground almonds 50g
  • Pitted dates 50g (about 3)
  • Almond butter 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon ¼ tsp, plus extra for dusting
  • Dried apple slices 30g
  • Apple ½

Method

  • Step 1

    Blitz 30g of the oats with the dates, ground almonds, almond butter, cinnamon, dried apple slices and a pinch of salt until roughly chopped.

    How to make spiced energy balls, step 1
  • Step 2

    Once the mix begins to clump together, grate in the fresh apple – skin and all – then add the remaining oats and pulse until combined.

    How to make spiced energy balls, step 2
  • Step 3

    Roll into 10 balls and dust with cinnamon, then put in the fridge for 30 mins to firm up. Store in the fridge in an airtight container; eat within five days.

    How to make spiced energy balls, step 3
  • Step 4

    These fruity, spiced bites are the perfect addition to an autumn picnic but will also offer a welcome burst of energy on your next country walk.   

    How to make spiced energy balls, step 4

Illustrations by Enya Todd

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