Cranberry Lemon Energy Bursts

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Pop a couple of these balls for a perfect pick me up any time of day.

Quick, easy, and did I mention delicious?!

The Shopping List

  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut (as well as some for rolling balls)
  • 1 2/3 cups cashews
  • 3/4 medjool dates (pitted & roughly chopped)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (as well as some for rolling balls)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 pinches coarse salt (Himalayan)

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Let”s Cook!

Using a food processor, blend until coarse the cashews and coconut.

Add the dates, cranberries, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, and salt.

Using the food processor, blend until it forms a rough that sticks together. Use the good old fashioned finger pinch test!

Make any adjustments after tasting.

Roll into small balls (about 1 inch) and then roll these in a mixture of shredded coconut and lemon zest.

Store in refrigerator.  They will keep approximately a week and they freeze well too!

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*Note:

  1. Dried cherries, blueberries, chopped apricots, etc. all work wonderfully in place of cranberries! As does the juice of an orange and orange zest in lieu of a lemon.
  2. A versatile recipe, but remember to taste and adjust as you experiment.
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