Lemon Lavender Energy Balls |+ Video|
Many treats with lavender are often in form of shortbread cookies or pound cakes, but these Lemon Lavender Energy Balls have zero added sugar (or butter or flour)! Bring 2-3 energy balls for an easy on-the-go snack. Perfect for that afternoon energy slump 😊
Serves: 4-5 (Makes 14 balls)
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
What (your ingredients):
1 cup raw cashews
1 cup dates
1 teaspoon culinary lavender
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
Coconut oil for hands
Desiccated coconut for rolling
How (your directions):
Blend cashews, dates, lavender, lemon zest, and lemon juice in food processor until it forms a ball.
Rub a small amount of coconut oil between your hands. Pinch a tablespoon of dough into your hands, and roll into a ball.
Roll the ball into desiccated coconut. Repeat with rest of dough.
Store in an airtight container for one week!
Why (the science): Lavender has relaxing properties, found not only in breathing the aroma but also in its edible form! These Lemon Lavender Energy Balls can help naturally relieve anxiety and stress.