Oat & Date Balls

Ingredients (roughly 40 small balls)

  • 1-2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2-1 cup almond meal
  • 8-10 pitted dates.
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or nuts of your choice.
  • 1/4 cup Cacao
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup of almond/ coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey or rice malt or liquid stevia
  • Fine desiccated coconut

Instructions

Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl and Mix well.

Add honey/stevia/rice malt and vanilla essence and mix in well.

Slowly add almond/coconut milk to form correct mixture, soft enough that mixture doesn’t stick to hands.

Once you have a dense mixture, roll into small balls.

Roll through fine desiccated coconut and place on a lined baking paper tray or plastic container.

Place in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.

Makes 40 balls.  Enjoy – no guilt. They are awesome, a great treat.

Peanut Butter Jam Balls

Ingredients (roughly 20 balls)

  • 1 1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter.
  • 100g strawberry jam or jam of your choice.
  • 1/4 cup honey or liquid stevia
  • 1/4 cup Cacao
  • 1-2 teaspoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1-2 tablespoons almond meal
  • 1-2 scoops chocolate protein
  • 1/4 cup of almond/ coconut milk
  • Fine desiccated coconut

 

Instructions

Using teaspoon, scoop a small amount of jam and place onto a tray. Line the tray with baking paper. Once you have made roughly 20 small marble size dollops, place in freezer for about an hour. Just need to be firm.

Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl and Mix well.

Add honey or stevia and vanilla essence and mix in well.

Slowly add almond/coconut milk to form correct mixture. A soft dough mixture that can be pressed flat.

Once you have a dense mixture, make small circle size shapes roughly to a size of bottom of a class.

Place the jam dollop in centre, then fold edges into a ball covering jam.

Roll through fine desiccated coconut and place on a lined baking paper tray.

Place in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.

Makes 20 balls.  Enjoy – no guilt!

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Before After
WEIGHT 77.9kg 66.1kg
BICEPS right 31.6 29.2
BICEPS left 31 29
CHEST 97.7 92.5
WAIST 97.2 83.5
HIPS 113.2 102.9
THIGHS right 65.7 59.9
THIGHS left 65.3 59.5
CALVES right 39.4 37.4
CALVES left 39.3 37.2
BODY FAT 35% 30.7%