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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.5
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Raw Almond Cinnamon Balls



Introduction

This is a crunchy treat that takes 10 minutes to prepare. Not only are these raw cinnamon balls delicious, but they will give you energy. They make a great snack in the afternoon when your blood sugar is plunging. The protein in the almonds, combined with the brain stimulating raw cacao and the blood balancing cinnamon will give you that needed lift.
This is a crunchy treat that takes 10 minutes to prepare. Not only are these raw cinnamon balls delicious, but they will give you energy. They make a great snack in the afternoon when your blood sugar is plunging. The protein in the almonds, combined with the brain stimulating raw cacao and the blood balancing cinnamon will give you that needed lift.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Cinnamon, ground, 0.50 tsp (remove)
    Vanilla Extract, 0.25 tsp (remove)
    Dates, 0.50 cup, pitted, chopped (remove)
    Almonds, 1 cup, whole (remove)
    Water, bottled, 0.25 serving (remove)
    Carob Chips, 2 tbsp (remove)
    Goji Berries, 0.50 oz (remove)

Directions

In a food processor, mix all ingredients EXCEPT THE WATER. Slowly add the water while blending the ingredients together until the ingredients are soft and sticky. If you add too much water, it will be too wet to stick together. Form the ingredients into balls and then coat with cinnamon.



Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAROLWARD99.






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  • I'm not a huge fan of dates, but decided to try this recipe anyway since I'm looking for more whole food alternatives. I'm so glad I did - it was so so good! Definitely worth a try. - 1/31/10

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  • Question, do you put the cinammon in the mix and then use additional to roll them in? - 12/19/09

    Reply from (12/19/09)
    just to roll them in


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  • I used figs instead of dates. - 11/25/09

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  • 1 c almonds, (unsoaked)
    1⁄2 c dates, pitted
    4 TBSP raw carob
    2 TBSP raw goji berries
    1⁄2 tsp cinnamon
    1⁄4 tsp vanilla
    1⁄4 c purified water
    don't know if it's my computor or the recipe but this is what I see and would like to try this but don't know what it says - 11/13/09

    Reply from (11/13/09)
    Corrected recipe. Thanks. Was a cut and paste.


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  • This was really good!!
    I halved the recipe just to try it out. I will definitally do it again!! :) - 1/2/09

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