[title-subtitle-heading subtitle=”Nut-Free Energy Balls”]Raw Mint and Spirulina Coconut Truffles[/title-subtitle-heading]

Super excited to share this nut free, dairy free recipe with you. Once again I am playing with my favourite ingredients of coconut, cacao and mint! This recipe is gluten free and paleo and makes for the perfect afternoon snack or work pick-me-up and is very easy to make! Enjoy xx

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  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 2 teaspoons spirulina
  • 1 tablespoon linseeds
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup rice malt syrup
  • 1 teaspoon mint essence or a bunch of fresh mint

Choc Ganache

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup cacao

Choc Ball 2

[fancy-title type=”h3″]Method[/fancy-title]


  1. Place the shredded coconut, linseeds, spirulina and mint in a blender/food processor/ or a bowl
  2. Stir/blend until well combined
  3. Add in the melted coconut oil and rice malt syrup to the mix
  4. Stir/blend together again until nice and sticky and forms a dough
  5. Place the mix in a bowl and put in the fridge for 5 mins so that the dough firms up and is not to sticky to work with.
  6. Take the dough out of the fridge and roll into balls
  7. Place the balls onto baking paper and into the freezer for 20 mins.


Choc Ganache

  1. Place melted coconut oil in a bowl with the rice malt syrup, salt and vanilla
  2. Stir until combined
  3. Gradually add in the cacao, stirring as you pour the powder in
  4. Mix until well combined
  5. Take the frozen balls out of the freezer
  6. Using a spoon place a ball into the mix
  7. Cover the ball well with the chocolate ganache
  8. Remove the ball with a spoon and place on baking paper
  9. Repeat with the rest of the balls, stirring the ganache well between each dip.
  10. Place all the balls back in the fridge to set
  11. Enjoy with a smooth cup of tea 🙂

Special thanks to Lara Hotz for mentoring me on how to take better photos of these beauties!