Sometimes its a tweak of an old favourite that accidentally gives you the most incredible dish or snack! These sesame bliss balls are a savoury tweak on the more well known date or raisin balls and perfect for lunch boxes. Packed with energy and healthy fats they make a filling and nutritious daytime snack.
Why Sesame Seeds?
Sesame seeds are known for their high levels of calcium and zinc, boasting some of the highest levels of calcium of plant-based foods. We have more calcium in our bodies than any other mineral so it is important we constantly make sure we are keeping our calcium levels high through diet. There are many plant foods that easily rival the calcium levels in dairy.
Sesame seed oil is also highly sort after for its nutritional benefits and healthy fats profile. Eaten regularly sesame seeds can do wonders for skin and hair, calcium levels and even dental health. Once you know what to do with these little tasty morsels you will likely be adding them to everything from breakfasts to salads to mains.
How to Make Sesame Seed Bliss BallsThis recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make and gives that wonderfully warm tummy feeling. Packed with nutrition, healthy fats and fibre these little bliss balls make a wonderfully filling snack.
This recipe was developed by Diego Baldi from Inner Wellness Studio for one of our beloved cooking classes. We look forward to having Diego and Maria back soon for more classes. You can see more of what Diego does on his website www.innerwellnessstudio.com.
- 1 cup toasted sesame or pumpkin seeds
- ½ cup sultanas or raisins
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 3 quarter tsp ground cardamom
- 2 Tbs coconut oil
- Lightly toast the sesame seeds or pumpkin seeds in a pan until browned and fragrant.
- Place all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.
- Roll into 1 inch balls
- Serve and enjoy!