Dec 022013

Put some Bliss in your balls this Christmas! Try these two great quick and easy recipes – Chocolate Almond Bliss Ball and Sesame Bliss Balls

Chocolate and Almond Bliss Balls

  • 1 cup raw organic almond butter (or nut butter of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp raw or local honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 pitted dates (soak for at least 4 hours – save the water as a sweetener for your smoothies)
  • 2 tbsp raw cocao powder
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut for coating (or hemp seeds and diced dried cranberries or a mixture)

Place all ingredients (except coconut/hemp – whatever you use for rolling them in) in a mixer and wiz until smooth. Shape into small balls and then coat with coconut or hemp seeds. Refrigerate until hard and then ENJOY!!!!

Sesame Bliss Balls

I was a little skeptical of this recipe but they are actually very tasty and a great alternative to ginger cookies! This recipe is from Deepak Chopra and he says that the sesame seed bliss balls promote a healthy digestion and purify the body and mind!!

  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds to coat the balls with
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 tsp ground ginger powder
  • 2 inches peeled ginger root
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 ½ tbsp coconut oil

Place all ingredients (except sesame seeds) in a mixer and wiz until smooth. Shape into small balls (I found the mixture too liquidy to make balls so I used a tiny spoon to make the shapes ) and then coat with sesame seeds. Refrigerate until hard and then ENJOY!!!!

Recipes adapted from

Want more great recipes…..freezer fudge and raw chocolate pudding are some of my favourites!

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Enjoy the BLISS when you eat these BALLS!!


Tanya Morrison


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