MATCHA ENERGY BALLS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2-4 pitted dates (if dry, soak in warm water for 5 minutes then drain // add more for sweeter bites*)
  • 1-2 tsp matcha powder* (add more for more intense — and slightly bitterer — matcha flavor)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. To a food processor, add all ingredients (
  2. Taste and adjust flavor as needed, adding more matcha for matcha flavor, dates for sweetness.
  3. Scoop out 1-Tbsp amounts and gently roll into balls.
  4. Enjoy as is, roll in shredded coconut or hemp seeds, or refrigerate for 10-15 minutes to chill before topping with warmed (melted) coconut butter.