These tasty apple and walnut energy balls are great as energy-boosting snacks! They are filled with nutritious nuts, coconut and chia seeds to help you snack on only the good stuff. Perfect for popping into the lunchbox!

A special thanks to Teresa Ulyate from Cupcakes and Couscous for this great snack recipe!

Makes: 16

INGREDIENTS:

  • 100g Montagu apple wedges
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) almond butter or peanut butter
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) rice syrup or honey
  • 5ml (1 tsp) cinnamon
  • 125ml (½ cup) Montagu walnuts
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) desiccated coconut
  • 10ml (2 tsp) Montagu chia seeds

METHOD:

  1. Place the apple wedges, almond (or peanut) butter and rice syrup (or honey) into a food processor. Blitz until the apple is finely chopped.
  2. Add the cinnamon, walnuts, coconut and chia seeds. Blitz again until everything is combined evenly.
  3. Roll the mixture into small balls. Leave in the fridge for an hour to chill and set. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.