Zesty Lemon Poppy Seed Bliss Balls

When life gives you lemons, add some cashews, dates & a few other wellthy ingredients, & make yourself some bliss balls! These are a DELICIOUS & refreshing snack, perfect for welcoming spring & summer! Putting a raw spin on the classic lemon poppy seed muffin, these can be enjoyed without worrying about added sugar, refined carbs & fat content (or potential muffin-top, rejoice!). 

Not a fan of poppy seeds? These bliss balls are so versatile & simple substitutions can transform them to suit your flavour/texture preferences.

Simple swaps for poppy seeds:

  • Hemp hearts

  • Chia seeds

  • Sesame Seeds

  • Pumpkin seeds

Craving a cool treat or want to extend the shelf life of your bliss balls? Pop them into a glass container & store in the freezer. They'll last you up to a month (if you can resist) & are absolutely delicious chilled! 


what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup walnuts

  • 1 cup cashews 

  • 6 medjool dates

  • 1 tsp vanilla 

  • zest & juice of 1 lemon 

  • 1/2 cup coconut

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil 

  • 1 scoop collagen peptides (optional) 

  • pinch of sea salt

  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds

the steps:

  1. IN A FOOD PROCESSOR PULSE TOGETHER all ingredients, except poppy seeds, until you a achieve a fine CONSISTENCY.

  2. remove from food processor & stir in poppy seeds. 

  3. FIRMLY PRESS 1 TBSP. OF THE DOUGH INTO BALLS. PLACE IN THE fridge TO FIRM, FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES.

  4. STORE IN AN AIRTIGHT GLASS CONTAINER IN THE FRIDGE FOR UP TO 7 DAYS OR IN THE FREEZER FOR A MONTH; MAKE LARGE BATCHES TO STORE & have snacks ready for life on the go! 


I hope you enjoy & help spread the wellth to others who may need to revamp their on the go snacks (or after dark treats).

xo

-m