|30 min||0 min||15|
|1 large||Apple (chopped)|
|1/2 cup pitted||Dates|
|1/2 cup||Rolled oats, dry|
|1/4 cup hulled||Hemp seeds, shelled|
|1 1/2 tsp||Cinnamon (plus extra for rolling)|
|1/2 tsp||Nutmeg, ground|
|1 tsp||Vanilla bean powder|
1. Combine apple, pecans, dates, rolled oats, hemp seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla bean powder in a food processor and pulse until dough-like consistency formed.
2. Use your hands to roll dough into balls. Roll balls of dough in cinnamon, coconut or your choice of nuts/ seeds if desired, and store in freezer for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer for up to 10 days.
Contain a type of fiber called pectin that acts a prebiotic to feed the good bacteria in your gut. The fiber in apples also contributes to their blood sugar balancing properties.
Contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that helps to reduce bad LDL cholesterol, balance blood sugar and keep you regular.