Green Tea Balls for a Clearer Complexion

POWER FOOD: GREEN TEA

Gluten free | Dairy free | Soy free

Time – 15 mins  |  Serves 9  | Serving Size – 2 balls

Ingredients:

1/2 cup each: oatmeal (gluten-free) & quinoa flakes (or 1 cup oatmeal flakes)

2 tbsp. *Matcha green tea powder

1/4 cup each: hemp seeds & dried goji berries

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

4 tbsp. chia seeds, sprouted

1/4 cup coconut nectar, raw (or maple syrup, pure (grade B))

1/2 cup pumpkin seed butter, raw

1 tsp. vanilla extract, pure

1/4 cup toppings of choice i.e. *Matcha green tea, hemp hearts; chia seeds, sprouted; coconut, raw; goji berries

 

Directions

  1. Add oatmean, quinoa flakes, Matcha green tea, hemp seeds, goji berries, cinnamon, chia seeds, coconut nectar, pumpkin seed butter and vanilla extract to a food processor. Process until well mixed and a dough forms. Using a teaspoon, scoop dough out and shape into balls. Roll balls into the toppings of your choice.
  2. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for 2 months. Serve with a bowl of strawberries for an extra boost of vitamin C!

Note: To make a chocolate version, simply add 1/4 cup raw cacao powder (both kids and adults will love it!)

*Health Buzz: You can find Matcha green tea powder (whole leaf tea ground) at your local health food stores!

 

Nutritional facts:

Calories 246 |Total fat 11.6g | Saturated fat 5.2g | Monosaturated fat 4.1g | Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g | Trans fat 0g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 64.9mg | Potassium 78.5mg | Total carbohydrate 22.5g | Natural sugar 14.5g | Dietary fibre 6.8g | Protein 10.5g | *Manganese 12.8% | *Copper 8.4% | *Magnesium 5.2%

*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs


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