It seems impossible to stick to your diet plan when the holidays surround you with delicious treats. But if you want to indulgence a little and still prevent extra weight gain, we have the perfect dessert for you. These raisin coco balls are completely raw and utterly mouth-watering. Be sure to make plenty, these vegan treats tend to disappear quickly.
Vegan Coco Raisin Balls
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup raw almonds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
2 tablespoon cocoa powder, or raw cacao powder
4 tablespoon desiccated coconut
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
Soak nuts and seeds overnight in filtered water.
After soaking, drain and dry the seeds and nuts.
When dry, pour seeds and nuts in blender to blend until coarse paste forms.
Add raisins, cocoa powder, vanilla, and coconut.Blend until stiff paste forms.
Roll into small balls.
Extra: Roll ball in coconut for outside layer if desired.