Nut free Christmas bliss balls with goji berries – the perfect healthy snack for Christmas festivities when there are no nuts allowed.
Nut free Christmas bliss balls with goji berries
What’s the oldest thing you’ve ever found in your pantry? I remember once when we were at my grandpa’s we found a tube of condensed milk that was older than I was.
I can’t talk though.
The first time I made these nut free Christmas bliss balls, they were meant to be the classic Christmas combination of chocolate and cranberries.
Before I did the shopping I scanned the pantry – almost-full packet of cranberries – check.
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Out came all the ingredients and I had a quick peek at the used by date on the cranberries – 2011. It was 2018!
I don’t think I would have even been buying dried cranberries back them. I clearly wasn’t too taken with them if they’d sat there that long.
I squeezed my brain for an alternative to avoid the shops and out jumped the goji berries.
They give the balls their necessary Christmas colouring with the added bonus of antioxidants.
I processed mine pretty small because they’re quite chewy but if you wanted them softer, you could soak them in boiling water for a few minutes before chopping them (or feel free to use cranberries but I’d stick with goji).
Not keen on rolling balls? Learn how to make bliss balls in 30 seconds.
If you like these you might also like to try Carrot cake bliss balls.
They make the perfect healthy snack or I think you could call them guilt-free rum balls.
You know what? You could even add a nip of rum to the mixture. I think it would perfectly complement the flavours.
Wrap them up and there’s your Secret Santa sorted.
You’re welcome. Enjoy!
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