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Ultimate Power Balls

Ultimate Power Balls

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup puffed millet
  • 1 cup puffed kamut or puffed rice
  • 1/2 cup diced dried plums
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/3 cup sunflower butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the puffed millet and puffed kamut or rice. Add the dried plums, chocolate chips, and sesame seeds.
  2. Stir in the sunflower butter and the honey. You should have a nice sticky mess! Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Place the coconut in a small bowl. Using a tablespoon, scoop the mixture and form it into 1-inch balls with your hands. Roll the balls in the coconut and transfer to a container. You can store the power balls in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or in the freezer in a zip-top freezer bag for up to 1 month.

Note

  • Recipe provided by Frances Largeman-Roth, R.D., author of Eating in Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes for You and Your Family.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 86 kcal cal., 4.9 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 13 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 1.4 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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