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Energy Balls with Mango, Ginger and Turmeric

Energy Balls with Mango, Ginger and Turmeric

Whenever I think of my Energy Balls with Mango, Ginger, and Turmeric, I think happiness, health, harmony. I also think YUMMM!

Now, I might be a little biased, but I think these are amazing! I was so excited when I found a way to combine these 3 ingredients into a snack because not only are they some of my most favourite ingredients, but they are some of the healthiest ingredients around. Ginger and turmeric are staple pieces in my diet and they should be in yours as well.

Energy balls with mango ginger and tumeric portrait

This energy ball has all the things us blissful snackers have come to expect (and cherish) from these recipes – healthy goodness, loads of essential vitamin and minerals, and above all else, the taste of perfection. In fact, I’m so convinced you will love these you won’t be able to stop at just one.

What’s so perfect about these? Let’s take a closer look.

To make this recipe, you will need 9 ingredients and 20 minutes. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention how easy these are to make! Okay, so yeah, they are easy. Repeat after me – mix, make, munch. That’s all you need to do.

Energy balls mixture with coconut milk and almond butter

We start of this delightful recipe with almond butter, coconut milk, and dried mango for a good source of fibre, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, sodium, iron, and protein. Interestingly, mango’s contain more than 20 key vitamins and minerals, giving us even more reason to eat them (not that we need any more reasons). We then add in rice cake and vegan protein powder for extra protein, carbohydrates, and energy. 

The real stars of this show are… drum roll please… yep, you guessed it – turmeric and ginger! So as I mentioned earlier, these are among some of my most favoured and valued ingredients of all time. Why? Well both of these ingredients contain a substantial amount of vitamins and minerals (too many to list) and have many health benefits, such as anti-inflammatory properties, calms nausea, helps the digestive system to work better, and antioxidant related benefits. 

How can you not love these ingredients?

Energy balls with sesame seed coating portrait

The energy balls with mango, ginger, and turmeric are perfect snacks because they are:

  • Healthy! 
  • Travel friendly. 
  • Easily stored.
  • A great source of protein – 12g per serve. 
  • A good source of fibre. 

To store you prepared energy balls, simply pop them into an airtight container or resealable bag and place them in the fridge for up to 48 hours. You can also pop them into the freezer for up to 2 months. Hint – separate your energy balls into desired serving sizes to make it easier for you to grab and go. 

I hope you enjoy this recipe! Happy cooking my friends. 

Liked this recipe? Why not head over and check out our ‘Energy Balls with Cacao, Walnuts, and Coconut’ for more exciting energy ball goodness!

Energy balls with mango ginger and tumeric on a chopping board portrait

Ingredients
9
Prep time
20 minutes
Total time
Category: Snacks
Serves 6
Diet Type: Vegan

Ingredients

For the balls

  • 2 tbsps almond butter
  • 34 cup coconut milk
  • 12 cup dried mango (finely chopped)
  • 1 inch fresh ginger (minced)
  • 6 rice cakes (crumble)
  • 12 cup sunflower seeds (roasted)
  • 3 tsps turmeric
  • 1 oz unflavoured vegan rice protein powder

For the coating

  • 5 tablespoons sesame seeds (roasted)

Directions

  1. Mix all the ingredients together until smooth, except of the roasted sesame seeds which need to be used for coating.
  2. Make energy balls with your hands and coat them in the roasted sesame seeds, if the mixture is too liquid put it in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Energy balls taste best if you serve them chilled.

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