Quick and easy almond, cashew and pistachio energy balls

It’s Saturday and I’m stuck at home with a cold when I was meant to be out for a long run around sunny Regent’s Park. FML etc. So to cheer myself up I made another batch of energy balls.

After last week’s mixed nut balls rolled in coconut flakes, I tried for a more minimal flavour this time, using only almonds and cashews, less of the dates and cacao, and rolled the balls in ground pistachios. The result was a beautifully nutty, lighter and less sweet type of blissball.

almond cashew energy balls

(Makes around 15 balls)

80g almonds (soaked in water overnight and drained)
80g cashewS (soaked in water overnight and drained)
6 dates
4tbsp almond milk
1 tbsp cacao
1/2 tsp good-quality vanilla extract
100g pistachios, ground or chopped, to roll

  1. Put everything except the pistachios in a food processor and blitz until you get a slightly crunchy paste.
  2. Shape into little balls and roll in the pistachios.
  3. Awesomeballs!

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