These nut free jaffa bliss balls will take you back to when it was cool to eat Jaffa's at the movies!
These bliss balls are totally a-ok to put in children's lunchbox as they packed full of healthy ingredients. Fingers crossed you don't get a note sent back, like I did when I included a piece of my nut free chocolate & coconut no bake bars in Joshua's lunchbox when he was at daycare.
I have made these bliss balls with wild orange essential oils, which I use to replace orange zest.
Wild orange is great for uplifting moods and energy levels due to it's high limonene content. Plus, it is so much easier to put a few drops of essential oil in your food instead of actually grating an orange.
I have a bunch of recipes that use essential oils, that you can check out HERE.
Nut Free Jaffa Bliss Balls
Makes 16 bliss balls
What you need...
- 2 cups shredded coconut
- 12 medjool dates, pitted
- 6 drops Wild Orange essential oil (food grade)
- 1 - 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Pinch of sea salt
- Optional - shredded coconut for coating
How to make...
Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until well combined.
Divide the mixture into even portions and roll into balls. Then roll the balls in the coconut (if using). Refrigerate until they firm up, approximately 1 hour.
Note: If you don't have any Wild Orange essential oil on hand, you can use the zest of one orange.