Cherry Powerballs


Packed with goodness these make a great any time snack but particularly pre or post gym

Prep time 10 minutes plus chilling time

What you'll need

What to do

  1. Place the dates and orange juice in a pan, cover and simmer gently for 3-4 minutes until softened.  Remove from the heat and stir to a paste.  Stir in the chia seeds and tahini then set aside to cool.
  2. Take a cherry and a spoonful of date mixture to wrap around the fruit rolling it into a ball.  Roll in sesame seeds if you fancy.  Repeat to make 12.  Chill for an hour or store covered, in the fridge for 2-3 days.


You can buy ready toasted sesame seeds but they are easy to toast – simply dry fry in a pan for 2-3 minutes moving them round so that they brown evenly. Tip into a pot to stop them continuing to brown once removed from the heat.

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