These tangy but kid-friendly balls are heaven. They satisfy my cravings for my guilty pleasure – lemon tart – and the kids have a blast helping to roll the dough into balls.
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Katie Bishop, MS, Nutritionist
Lemon Bliss Balls
¾ cup almond meal
¼ cup desiccated (or unsweetened, shredded) coconut
¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
2 tablespoons rice malt syrup
Zest of 1/2 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon vanilla powder
extra desiccated or shredded coconut for rolling
- Add everything to a food processor and pulse until combined.
- Place the mixture in the fridge for 10 minutes until it is soft but not sticky.
- Roll 1 tablespoon of the mixture at a time into a ball and then coat in extra desiccated coconut (or shredded coconut).
- Place in a container and store in the fridge. Eat chilled.
Per Serving: Calories: 180; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Potassium: 7mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 3g
Nutrition Bonus: Iron: 3%
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