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10 healthy bliss ball recipes we know you will LOVE!

Bliss balls are a great snack that you can prepare in advance and store in the freezer, making them the ultimate “grab and go” snack when you are craving something sweet or a little ‘naughty’.

The good news is they will NOT ruin your hard work while following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

These recipes come directly from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge so you know that you will be able to enjoy them while you lose weight in a healthy way.

Which of these will you try first?

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1. Choc-Orange Bliss Balls

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Make these delicious bliss balls ahead of time and store in the fridge or freezer so it’s easy to grab a healthy snack.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pitted, dried dates (85 grams)
  • 1 orange (130 grams)
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats (25 grams)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds (30 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon cacao/cocoa powder (8 grams)
  • 1 tbsp boiling water (15 mls)
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut (8 grams)

Method

  1. Zest orange and reserve for later. Peel orange and cut into segments.
  2. Roughly chop dates, combine with boiling water and set aside for 5 mins to soak. Puree orange segments, dates and any remaining liquid until smooth. Add oats and cacao and blend again. Blend or stir in chia seeds.
  3. Refrigerate mixture for 10 mins until mixture firms up slightly.
  4. Divide into 12 portions, roll into balls and coat with coconut. Place on a lined tray, sprinkle with reserved orange zest and refrigerate to set.
  5. Store in fridge or freezer. 1 serve is 2 balls.

Recipe serves 6 at 2 balls per serve, 118 calories per serve

2. Lemon & Coconut Bliss Balls

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A healthy snack that is kid friendly and perfect for an after school snack. This recipe makes 15 serves so you can store these in the fridge for a week or more, or freeze for up to a month.

Ingredients

  • 2 & 1/2 cups desiccated coconut (250 grams)
  • 1/2 cup almonds (60 grams)
  • 2.5 tbsp honey (45 mls)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted (30 mls)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (20 mls)
  • 2 tsp lemon zest (8 grams)

Method

  1. Place all ingredients, excluding 1⁄2 a cup of desiccated coconut, into a food processor and blend for 1 minute. Place mix in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Roll chilled mix into small balls around the size of a one pound coin. There should be enough mixture to roll 15 balls.
  2. Roll balls in remaining desiccated coconut.
  3. Place on a lined tray and chill in the fridge until firm.
  4. One ball is one serve.

Recipe makes 15 bliss balls at 160 calories per serve

3. Mango and Honey Cheesecake Balls

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With just five ingredients including delicious sweet mango, these bliss balls are made even more decadent thanks to the cream cheese.

Recipe here

4. Cookie Dough Bliss Balls

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A rich, indulgent treat from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, sweetened with all natural ingredients. Maple syrup has been used in this recipe as it has a mid-range GI level and is high in antioxidants.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain wholemeal flour (120 grams)
  • 3 tablespoons rolled oats (24 grams)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract (1.3 mls)
  • 2.5 tbsp maple syrup (45 mls)
  • 2 tbsp reduced-fat milk of choice (30 mls)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted (30 mls)
  • 3 tbsp dark chocolate bits (30 grams)

Method

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix well until it becomes doughy. If mixture is too dry, add a little extra milk.
  2. Roll into 12 smooth balls, approximately tablespoon-sized. You should be able to make approximately 12 balls with this recipe.
  3. Store balls in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week. This recipe makes 6 serves, 1 serve is 2 balls.

Recipe serves 6 at 2 balls per serve, 218 calories per serve.

5. Nutty ‘Nutella’ Bliss Balls

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Just four simple ingredients is all you need for this delicious snack.

Recipe here

6. Banana and Oat Bliss Balls

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A healthy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge snack that is lunchbox friendly. Bliss balls are great bite-sized snacks that can contain a huge amount of nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 1 small banana (90 grams)
  • 1/4 cup sultanas (42.5 grams)
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots (80 grams)
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats (66.7 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut (16 grams)

Method

  1. In a food processor pulse oats to a coarse flour. Add sultanas, apricots and half the coconut and pulse until fruit is finely chopped.
  2. Add banana and pulse until well combined.
  3. Divide into 12 pieces, roll into balls and coat with remaining coconut.
  4. 2 balls make 1 serve. Store leftovers in the fridge for 5 days or freeze for several weeks – can be eaten straight from the freezer!

Recipe serves 6 at 2 balls per serve, 129 calories per serve.

7. Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bliss Balls

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These bliss balls combine the classic flavours of chocolate and peanut butter to make a bliss ball that feels like a real treat.

Recipe here

8. Weetabix Balls

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A delicious and easy to prepare protein ball recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge using everyday ingredients.

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup sultanas (85 grams)
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (16 grams)
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut (33.3 grams)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (15 mls)
  • 2 wheat cereal biscuit eg Weetabix (30 grams)
  • 2 tbsp cacao/cocoa powder (16 grams)
  • 2.5 tbsp honey (45 mls)

Method

  1. Place all ingredients except one tablespoon of the desiccated coconut in a blender and blend until smooth like fudge. Add a small amount of water if needed to combine ingredients well.
  2. Roll tablespoonful of mixture into balls, you should be able to make 10 balls.
  3. Roll balls in remaining desiccated coconut and serve.
  4. Two balls make 1 serve. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Recipe serves 5, at 2 balls per serve, at 154 calories per serve.

9. Date And Oat Bliss Balls Nutritious Date And Oat Bliss Balls

These delicious and nutritious date and oat bliss balls are a PERFECT healthy snack. Make them in bulk and freeze them so you have a stack of wholesome treats throughout the week.

Recipe here

10. Raw Carrot Cake Balls

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A high fibre bliss ball recipe that is great to have on hand when you are looking for a healthy snack in between main meals.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashew nuts, unsalted (120 grams)
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats (75 grams)
  • 1/2 cup medjool dates, fresh, pitted (90 grams)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon (0.5 grams)
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg (0.3 grams)
  • 1 medium carrot, grated (70 grams)
  • 1/3 cup ground almonds (50 grams)
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves (100 grams)
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut (33.3 grams)

Method

  1. Add the cashews, oats, dates, cinnamon and nutmeg to a food processor. Blitz until a chunky dough forms.
  2. Add the grated carrot, ground almonds and pecans and blitz again until thoroughly mixed. The dough will be slightly sticky.
  3. Roll dough into 24 balls and roll each one in the desiccated coconut. Place balls on a tray lined with baking paper and place into the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up.
  4. Two balls is one serve. Store leftover balls in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe serves 12 at 2 balls per serve, 152 calories per serve

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