Spirulina Energy Balls

This is a recipe I have adapted and share regularly with clients. It Is low in glycaemic index with the source of sugars from fruits and agave nectar.It can be an ideal snack for you to carry, and has a content of protein and fibre in addition to the superfood ,spirulina.You can use them as a pre-workout snack or if you have a sweet tooth at 4pm. Flaxseeds from the family of lignans, have wonderful properties, supporting a healthy digestive tract and providing support to the endocrine system. They are not only high in ALA, a form of omega 3 fatty acids giving them  anti-inflammatory properties but are also high in anti-oxidants, thus help to protect against  health conditions(such high cholesterol levels, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, cancer)

Ingredients :

1 cup of rolled oats

4 tablespoons of chopped medjool dates

1/4 cup of flaxseeds

1 teaspoon of spirulina powder (Organic burst)

1/2 cup of almond butter (Meridian)

2 teaspoons of melted coconut oil (allowed to cool down before adding to the mixture)

1 tablespoon of agave nectar

Method :

Combine the dates, almond butter, agave nectar and coconut oil in a food processor and pulse until the dates are fully chopped and everything is combined.

In a bowl, mix together oats, flax seeds, spirulina. Then add your date mixture and stir well until fully combined.

Roll into balls.Place the balls in an airtight container and store in the fridge or freezer.