Elderflower, Rose & Fig Leaf Energy Balls

from forager Hannah

Ingredients:

1 cup of rolled oats
1/2 cup of ground almonds (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats)
1 1/2 cups of dates or figs (if not medjool dates then soak in hot water for ~10mins beforehand)

2 tablespoons dried rose petals

2 tablespoons dried elderflower

2 tablespoons dried and ground fig leaves 

(optional)

Method:
1. Add all ingredients except dates to food processor and blend until well combined.
2. Add dates and blend until mixture forms into a ball, add water (that dates have soaked in if using…or maple syrup to sweeten to taste) if mixture is too dry
4. Remove from blender and roll into individual balls to size of your choice/appetite!

Elderberry & Nettle Seed Energy Balls

Ingredients: 

1 cup of rolled oats
1/2 cup of ground hazelnuts (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats)
1 1/4 cups of dates (if not medjool dates then soak in hot water for ~10mins beforehand)

1-2 tablespoons elderberry syrup (or elderflower cordial)

1 teaspoon dried magnolia petals (or ground ginger)

3-4 tablespoons nettle seed for rolling

Method:

1. Add the oats, hazelnuts and dried magnolia petals (or ginger) to a food processor and blend until well combined.
2. Add dates and elderberries and as these are blending drizzle in the elderberry syrup (or elderflower cordial) until mixture forms into a ball. Add water (that dates have soaked in if using) if the mixture is too dry
4. Remove from blender and roll into individual balls.

5. Spread nettle seeds out on a chopping board or other flat surface and finally roll the balls in these to give them a speckled green coating. Enjoy!

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