- 16 Natural Delights® Medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
- 1 cup raw almonds
- 1/2 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut (+ 1/2 cup more for coating the date balls)
- 1/3 cup cashew butter (or your favorite nut butter)
- 3 tablespoons cacao powder
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber.
The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy
to the body over a longer period of time.