Stephanie Achar Recipe: Matcha Energy Bites
Boost energy and immune system with a healthy snack recipe from Culture Whisper's resident food and nutrition expert
MATCHA ENERGY BITES
Not only does matcha green tea have a unique and rich taste, it also has many health benefits. It is, for example, packed with antioxidants, which help fight against free radicals. A diet rich in antioxidants helps prevent infections and diseases: matcha is a great immune booster!
Makes 1 batch
100g desiccated coconut
100g medjool dates
1 tbsp matcha powder + extra for coating
1tbsp hemp protein powder
Blend the desiccated coconut and dates until they are nicely crushed. Add all the other ingredients and blend once more.
Roll the mix into balls (or, alternatively, shape them into squares using an ice cube maker).
Freeze for an hour and store in an airtight container in the fridge. They keep for up to two weeks. Or keep the energy bites in the freezer take them out 15/30 min before serving.
vegetarian; vegan; free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar
Stéphanie Achar: Simple and Healthy
Stéphanie Achar is a qualified nutritional therapist and health coach based in South West London. She is collaborating with Culture Whisper to create a series of seasonal, wholesome and nutritionally balanced recipes.
Find more recipes or book a free nutrition consultation with Stéphanie on her website, www.simpleandhealthy.com