And I've been dying to add some blue-green algae to my repertoire. Been looking for ways to amp up my snackage and haven't been using my spirulina as much as I'd like. Today's recipe contains an over-the-top amount of super-healthy 'superfoods'. Add cacao nibs to food processor and process until coarse powder is formed. Do you know how many calories per ball this recipe is? Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before eating. . Spoon out ~2 tbsp of the mixture and press and roll into a ball with hands. Spirulina is rich in proteins, vitamins, calcium and Iron. Do you have a recommendation for a date substitute that’s lower in sugar? Hi Victoria, sorry, I do not have calorie information for this recipe. (This recipe is also pretty high in fiber, which can help offset some of the effects of sugar.) These will give you super powers! I just learned so much from this post - thank you! Chocolate Spirulina Superfood Energy Bites, « Breakfast Oatmeal Bowl with Grapefruit, Pistachios + Sweet Tahini Drizzle, Spirulina Energy Globes from Nutrition Stripped,, Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Chickpeas and Lemon Tahini, Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Walnuts and Goat Cheese, Sweet and Savory Maple Herb Roasted Tempeh. Thanks! Good news is once they’re gone they’re easy to recreate. Home » Home » Chocolate Spirulina Superfood Energy Bites, January 22, 2016 By Stephanie McKercher, RDN. A tablespoon will be more than enough to provide you good amount of benefits. Spoon out ~1 tbsp to roll balls in if desired and set aside. Directions: In a small bowl, mix together sour cream and spirulina until combined. Add extra almond meal if the mixture feels a bit wet, or extra tahini if it feels a bit dry. According to thousands of our regular Bursters from over 105 countries around the globe, our spirulina tastes (and smells!) I was really not familiar with spirulina and now I feel so educated! Spirulina is a blue-green algae that is grown and harvested in water. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Spirulina contains a large amount of plant-based protein (more than 50% of spirulina is protein!) These are raw, gluten-free, dairy-free wonders … They're definitely fully loaded. Anyways.. onto the delicious Vegan Superfood Spirulina Energy Balls Recipe.. Ps if you would like to make these a raw food snack, just substitute out the puffed rice for some dried mulberries, or even some more nuts! The Spirulina that is added into the mixture sums up the nutritional value of the dish. A nutty and sweet filled with dates and almonds enriched with high protein spirulina which is made into balls that is best for your kids snack box. An important note, though, because I wouldn't want anyone to feel as if superfoods are essential for a healthy diet. Spirulina Almond Pulp Bars. Place pitted dates and virgin coconut oil in the food processor, and process to obtain fine, sticky … These Spirulina Superfood Bites are the perfect snack for the spirulina novice. Hi Nadine, I use dates as a natural sweetener and "glue" for this recipe. ...But, I want to emphasize that nutrient density - having a lot of nutrition packed into a small package - is what makes a superfood impressive - not it's exoticness/trendiness/price. If you are looking for more Energy bites here are some: To begin making the Spirulina Protein Energy Balls with Ragi Recipe, add all the nuts first in a food processor and blitz till it forms a coarse powder. Hope you enjoy, and if you like it, don’t hesitate to leave a comment. Learn more about Stephanie →, Copyright © 2020 The Grateful Grazer, LLC. It also contains essential omega 3 and 6 fatty acids (healthy fats), beta carotene, vitamin E, and vitamin B12. In the recipe we have used dates but you can be free to add in dried fruits like figs and apricots. Roll some of the balls in extra cacao and/or coconut if desired. Add spirulina, half a teaspoon at a time, pulsing after each addition and tasting the mixture. Spirulina is one such food which can give you a tremendous energy food. With cacao nibs, dates, coconut, and goji berries, you won't taste the spirulina too much. Hope that helps! The Best Spirulina Powder Recipes on Yummly | Mean Green Juice, Spirulina Goji And Cacao Bliss Balls, Raw Chocomint Cheesecake In reality, broccoli is just as much a superfood as spirulina. It may also help decrease blood lipid levels, protect the liver, prevent muscle damage from exercise, support the immune system, and protect against some cancers. Take out the mixture and start shaping them into small medium sized balls and refrigerate for later use. Discover (and save!) I’m Steph, a registered dietitian, recipe developer, vegetarian cookbook author, and the creator of Grateful Grazer. Hi there! This is definitely right up my alley! With plant-based protein, fiber, and healthy fats, these bites make a great pre- or post- workout snack. Add lemon zest on top, and squeeze lemon over the toast for some lemon juice. Try these bites whenever you're in need of a convenient and transportable snack that offers long-lasting energy. Repeat until mixture is completely used. (Note: the type of B12 in spirulina isn't as bioavailable as the type that comes from animals, so don't count on it to meet all of your needs if you're vegan.). and also provides iron. Coming back to dates, the good news is they provide both potassium and magnesium, but also insoluble fibers, vitamin B6, iron, calcium, and vitamin A. 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