Fig and Hemp Protein Balls June 16 2017 by Simone Denny

These Fig and Hemp Protein Balls are highly nutritious and a delicious little snack to enjoy at anytime of the day. The hemp seeds are an excellent source of complete plant protein, they also contain Omega 3 and Omega 6, which are essential overall health. 

Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy Free 

1 cup of raw almonds
2 cups of dried figs
1 cup of hemp seeds – ½ cup for the recipe and ½ cup to roll the balls
½ cup of sunflower seeds
½ cup of coconut oil (melted)
2 tablespoons of honey (optional)
½ teaspoon of pure vanilla essence

Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients (except ½ a cup of hemp seeds used for rolling) in a high speed food processor.
  2. Mixture should form paste.
  3. Roll into balls (about 1 large tablespoon each) and then roll balls in hemp seeds.
  4. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before server
  5. Store in the fridge.

Enjoy!