Ready to get blissed out? Try a bliss ball! It’s a flavorful, slightly tropical mashup of rich macadamia nuts, cacao butter, honey, cinnamon, shredded coconut, and EMCT oil. The ‘E’ stands for emulsified, so this MCT oil will not only help your body quickly convert food into energy, but it’s perfectly smooth so you can easily add it to snacks like this, your morning coffee, or even a bowl of soup. The recipe makes a couple dozen so you can enjoy them all week or even share a few with your workout buddies!
Caramel and Macadamia Bliss Balls
Yield: 2 dozen
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Add macadamia nuts and 1 cup shredded coconut to a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Add cacao butter, EMCT oil, honey, and cinnamon; process until combined. Portion dough using a tablespoon scoop and roll balls in the palm of your hand. Place in a bowl with remaining ¾ cup shredded coconut and roll until the ball is fully coated. Place on a sheet tray; repeat with remaining balls. Refrigerate 30 minutes, or until firm. To store, keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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