These are an amazing sweet treat without any of the negatives. Some of the ingredients may sound unusual but Holland & Barrett sell them all!
Makes about 20 balls which should be kept in the fridge and last for weeks
200g whole almonds
400g medjool dates
4 tablespoons cacao powder
2 tablespoons of mixed nut butter (avoid peanut butter)
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
1. Put the almonds in a food processor and whiz until they resemble a flour
2. Put the pitted dates and all the other ingredients plus 2 tablespoons of water in a food processor. Blend until everything is combined and it's all nice and sticky.
3. Roll and mix into balls
4. Place the balls in the freezer for an hour to set. Then store in an airtight container in the fridge.