If you are in search of an energy boost throughout the day, these lemon energy balls are delicious and nutritious. Packed with heart healthy fats, protein and fibre. They contain good sources of magnesium (cellular energy), zinc (gut health, immune system support and skin health), manganese, phosphorus and copper. Give them a try and let me know what you think.
1 cup of raw cashews
1 cup of desiccated coconut
1 small lemon (zest and 1/4 juiced)
1 1/2 tbsp. of maple syrup or raw honey
Add the cashews to a food processor combine until a grainy texture forms. Then add in all other ingredients.
Roll into small balls (makes about 10) and then roll in more coconut (optional) place in the fridge to enjoy for a delicious treat.
Adapted from www.foodmatters.com