Vegan Matcha Balls

Happy Thursday!

Matcha is an incredible super food that you need in your life.

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It’s packed with antioxidants, boosts metabolism and burns calories, detoxifies, calms the mind and relaxes the body, prevents disease and many more good properties.

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These treats are so delicious and packed with fantastic benefits.

Dan 🙂

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup coconut, shredded
  • 3 tbsp rice malt syrup
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • ½ cup dates
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

White Chocolate (Optional)

  • 1 ½ cup raw cocoa butter, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

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DIRECTIONS:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a food processer and blend until you get a fine sticky paste.
  2. Form into palm-sized balls.
  3. If you would like, melt some vegan white chocolate
  4. In a double boiler, gently melt the cacao butter over medium-low heat. Make sure to stir frequently.
  5. Mix in the coconut oil until both oils are uniform in texture. Add in the sugar and vanilla and use a whisk to help the sugar dissolve.
  6. Dip the matcha balls in the white chocolate and put them on a tray with baking paper in the freezer for about half an hour to make sure they’re solid before you try the treats.

Enjoy!

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