Super easy and healthy Apricot, Coconut & Chia Balls - the perfect kid-friendly lunch box snack! Just 10 minutes prep time and completely no-bake... mix, roll and eat!

Healthy Apricot, Coconut & Chia Balls

Super easy and healthy Apricot, Coconut & Chia Balls - the perfect kid-friendly lunch box snack! Just 10 minutes prep time and completely no-bake... mix, roll and eat!
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Course: healthy recipes
Cuisine: Healthy Snacks
Keyword: healthy apricot, coocnut and chia balls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 16 balls
Calories: 127kcal

Equipment

  • food processor, blender or Thermomix

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (190g) dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup (68g) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (20g) desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbs chia seeds
  • 2 tbs coconut oil melted
  • 2 tbs rice malt syrup or honey (see notes)

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Place apricots into a food processor and chop finely. 
  • Add the rolled oats, coconut, chia seeds, coconut oil and rice malt syrup and mix together. 
  • Check the mixture and if it's too crumbly to roll into balls, add a little more rice malt syrup and mix again. 
  • Roll into ball and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days (or in the freezer for up to 2 months). 

Thermomix Method

  • Place apricots into the Thermomix bowl and mix on Speed 8, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. 
  • Add the rolled oats, coconut, chia seeds, coconut oil and rice malt syrup and mix together on Speed 6, 10 seconds. 
  • Check the mixture and if it's too crumbly to roll into balls, add a little more rice malt syrup and mix again for 2-3 seconds. 
  • Roll into ball and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days (or in the freezer for up to 2 months). 

Video

Notes

You can substitute the rice malt syrup for honey or maple syrup if you prefer.
Add extra rice malt syrup if your mixture is too crumbly to roll into balls.

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg