I love cashewnuts, they are one of my favorite nuts, I can eat them raw, roasted, fried in stirfries and also in for breakfast. They have a lower fat content than most nuts and are high in Magnesium which is vital for healthy bones.
To encourage my family to eat some thing for breakfast , especially the youngsters I make these delicious Cashew nut and Oats energy bars with Mehdool dates. They have no added sugar and taste absolutely divine.
Cashewnut and Oats Energy Balls
Scrumptious energy balls made with cashew nuts and oats, perfect for a healthy treat.
- 6 Medjool dates (pitted)
- 1/2 cup Cashew nuts
- 1/2 cup Organic oats
- 1 tablespoon Agave Nectar
- 1 tablespoon Organic Cacao powder
1. In a frying pan add the cashew nuts and oats and dry roast them on medium heat for 3-4 minutes. 2. Transfer the toasted oats and cashew nuts to a food blender.3. Add dates, cacao powder and golden syrup to the blender and blend the mixture until it just stars to come together. I like my mixture left coarse.4. Transfer the mixture from the blender on to a plate and roll small walnut sized balls . Dust with cocoa powder if desired.
DetailsPrep time: Cook time: None Total time: Yield: 18 balls
These delicious Cashew nut and Oat energy balls will keep for up to 10 days in an air tight container. I always make a double batch of them but they get eaten within a few days. They also make the perfect gift as they are vegan, no added sugar and totally healthy to nibble on.
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