Slowly but surely, I am back, but reminded how lucky it is that I am able to move, and how refreshing it is just to do something as basic as go for a walk. Bright lemon is perfect for a summer afternoon! Process until combined with the blended dates. Sunflower seeds are a great source of antioxidents. Sweetened just with dates and only a handful of ingredients make these a snack that you can always count on. so happy to hear that you like them Maggie! Folate is a B vitamin that helps the body produce new red blood cells. Pulse to combine. Every Last Bite is a website where I share hundreds of delicious and easy to make recipes that are all Grain Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo and Specific Carbohydrate Diet Legal. Do you think this would work as a cranberry/orange also? I can’t believe I missed one of the most important ingredients, thanks for pointing that out! However, if you don’t have any problems with nuts, these would also be great with almonds or cashews. Ingredients 4 dates 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Zest of one lemon 1 vanilla vegan protein powder Lemon juice from one lemon - large 1 tbs coconut flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup freeze dried blueberries … Happy rolling! In food processor process dates. Process until a dough starts to form. In a food processor, process cashews until fine and grain like. Dairy Free, Grain/Gluten Free, Paleo, Refined Sugar Free, SCD Legal, Vegan. Cheers! My. Lord knows I don't need another week laying on a heating pad. Since these are a no bake recipe, the lemon flavor doesn’t deteriorate and paired with the sweet dates and vanilla protein powder, the lemon flavor in these blueberry energy balls is just like my favorite lemon poppyseed cake from Starbucks. Boom. Add in 1 tbs sunflower seeds and 1 tbs slightly crushed blueberries mix and form balls Makes 9-10 balls, This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that I have recommended. Your email address will not be published. Process until the mixture … I’m Lorie, welcome to lemons + zest! Pre-order my new cookbook which has over 150 SCD & Paleo Recipes. I prefer figs over dates, but I usually leave out the dried fruits in my bites anyway! The … I had to be very honest with myself as I stepped back onto my yoga mat and remind myself over and over only to do what I can and not to push. Well, a girl is to do just that. And yet, it's something I so very rarely actually get to do. This post has been pinned on the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! I used sunflower seeds in this recipe so that he could enjoy these without any stomach pain. Thanks for sharing your Lemon Blueberry Energy Bites with us on the Healthy Happy Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. Pumpkin Spice Molasses Cookies with Maple Cream Cheese Icing. A lot of the recipes are Keto, Whole30 and Vegan too! Also, I love that these have sunflower seeds in them, as they are one of my favourite snacks, so I am always looking for other ways to use them. If you love to eat, and you love delicious, simple recipes, then you are in the right place. I actually love using sunflower seeds though because they are inexpensive and I love the flavor they add to the end product. Meg you rock, thank you!! Sometimes it's just the littlest things that can remind us of how important the simple things in life really are. Place the cashews and dates into a food processor and blend until broken into smaller pieces. Last Updated June 2, 2020. And my food processor has been the tool that has made life a little bit smoother day in and day out. Such a great combination for summer! Combine nuts with dates and dried blueberries and process until all ingredients have broken down … Add protein powder and lemon juice. I don’t see dried blueberries listed in the ingredients. Glad you are feeling better . What is your favorite combination of flavors. While I love the nostalgic 'Land Before Time' reference and these energy bites, I'm terribly sorry about your back - I hope you continue to feel better. I’ve been meaning to whip up some balls. Then add sunflower seeds and process until smooth. Learn how your comment data is processed. Turmeric is also an antioxidant that is currently thought to slow the development and growth of cancer cells. Lemon and blueberry is such an amazing combination, isn’t it. They don't stick around long at all. Add in all of the other ingredients except the dried blueberries and pulse until well combined. In a food processor, process cashews until fine and grain like. Read More…. Required fields are marked *. Eesh. I very seldom sit still. Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Required fields are marked *, Hello! I love anything lemon flavoured, and these energy balls have a lot of delicious citrusy taste from both the lemon zest and juice. I always have a few bags in the freezer and snack on them for breakfast, dessert or before a work out, they are a great healthy snack to have on hand when hunger hits. Fuel your day naturally with fresh dates and sunflower seeds, these blueberry energy balls are more than just a great source of energy, they are also packed with protein and sweetened with natural sugar from the dates. I tried during my week of very little movement to take a simple walk and hobbled back home very shortly realizing that wasn't happening at all. Just pop everything in the food processor and roll it all up! Refuel your day with these lemon blueberry energy balls! Your email address will not be published. Use the buttons below to buy my must-have fast meal basics and don't forget to visit my Amazon Shop! Each day, I gained the tiniest bit of mobility back and was in a little less pain each day. So what is a girl to do when she is forced to relax?! Published July 14, 2015. ★ Did you make this recipe? Add blueberries, dates, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla extract and salt. Shana. Your email address will not be published. Glad I saw this on the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Hop. Yum! I have a small food processor that works perfectly for this recipe, and I’ve had it for years and it’s one of favorite gifts from my mom. Hurt. So glad you love energy bites too, I’m hopping over to your blog to check out an energy bite recipe! Process until a dough starts to form. Stir in dried blueberries. They are so refreshing and so a great summer snack. Your email address will not be published. Love these! Last updated June 21, 2018 by Samantha Rowland. These blueberry energy balls are similar to my cherry energy balls, but with dried blueberries instead of cherries. I added in a touch of turmeric to the balls to enhance the yellow colour and because turmeric is pretty much a miracle spice when it comes to healthy benefits. The key though is that these don’t have to go into the oven. Back. Yes, subscribe to get my 10 no-bake energy bite recipes via email! Get natural energy with bright lemon and sweet blueberries. Love this, they look great! Roll the mixture into 24-26 balls. Your email address will not be published. Love the sunflower seeds and bright flavors!! Last week, I was vacuuming, yes, VACUUMING, and got the sudden feeling I knew too well. I’m pinning and sharing. Ingredients 1 cup cashews 3/4 cup dates 1/2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 1/2 tbsp lemon zest 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 … As soon as i saw Lemon and Blueberry, i knew i had to get the recipe. So if it takes a pain in the back to get me to do what my body needs, then I guess it was just a way my body had to tell me to take a load off for a bit. This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, if you click through an affiliate link and make a purchase, I may make a commission. Fresh dates, sunflower seeds and protein powder provide natural energy to fuel your day. I love having you and can’t wait to see you next week! I ve been on a big blueberry-lemon kick recently and these little energy bites are bursting with fresh flavors. The real star of this recipe though is the lemon. __________________________________________________________________________________. Looking for the perfect snack to fill up between meals? If you grew up in the era of Land Before Time, then you may remember Ducky's line, "Don't step on the crack or else you'll fall and break your back!" I am going to be honest here, every time before this recipe that I tried to add lemon to a dish, it got lost in the background. Now if only I could find dried blueberries that didn’t cost an arm and a leg. Yum they sound delicious! Yes all the lemon and blueberry things for me too, such an awesome combo!! I sometimes make these for post workout and then push harder during the workout so I can have an extra :), What a great recipe! Horrible having a tricky back.