Need a healthy snack with a Christmas theme? Something you can whip up in 20 mins in case of that last minute pop-in? These gluten free, paleo-friendly gingerbread bliss balls tick all the boxes… and they make a great Christmas gift too!
Ginger is fantastic for improving circulation and calming the digestive system, so you can enjoy your treat knowing it also has awesome health benefits. Win-win!
2 cups raw almonds
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp allspice
1 tbsp tahini
8 medjool dates, pitted
2 tbsp coconut nectar (or honey)
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
Let’s do this!
In a food processor, process the almonds until they become a fine crumb. Add the ginger and allspice, and process again briefly.
Add the tahini, dates and coconut nectar, and process until the mixture becomes sticky. If it’s not coming together, add 1 tsp of water.
Taking 1 tbsp of mixture at at time, roll into balls and coat with desiccated coconut.
Makes around 20 small bliss balls.
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