These seed nut truffles are the perfect pocket snack for taking on an adventure! Portable and full of goodies to help keep energy levels topped up and super simple to make, why not let the kids have a go at making them?  Seeds are packed with dietary fibre, protein, healthy fats and loads of antioxidants. Did you know, for instance, that the claim to fame of the humble sunflower seed is that it has some of the highest levels of vitamin E of any foodstuff?

Ingredients

 Makes 12 – 14 balls 

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

1/2 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup almonds

1/3 cup cashews

1/3 cup brazil nuts

110g chopped dates

1/2 cup coconut

3 tbs nut butter

3 tbs cacao

6 tbs water

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tbs honey (optional)

Method

Blend the nuts in a food processor until they resemble thick breadcrumbs. Add the dates and coconut. Process until starting to come together when pressed between your fingers.

Add the cinnamon, cacao, nut butter and honey. Mix until well combined.

Finally add water and process until you have a dough like mixture. You can add a little more water if needed.

Roll the mixture into balls. These can be kept in an airtight container for approximately a week.

If you’ve enjoyed making these then why not try our delicious protein balls next?

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