Saturday, October 17, 2009

Gypsy Balls

Delicious, Tasty, Nutty, Sexy, Fluffy, Colorful Gypsy Balls!
The perfect treat as breakfast, desert or a energy packed snack!!

All you need are a few ingredients, hands that are ready to get messy, an oven and a mouth!
Suggested Ingredients:
(You can interchange any kinds of nuts and dried fruits that you like)
Goji Berries
Cacao nibs
Maca Powder
Almond milk

Pour all ingredients into a bowl and start mashing together.
Put it all in a food processor and mix.
Take out of the processor and start making balls the size of a dollar coin.
Pre heat oven on to 350
Stick the balls in the oven for about 30 minutes or until golden and slightly crispy

Let cool and pop them in your mouth!

health benefits:
Goji berries: have been used for 6,000 years by herbalists in China, Tibet and India to:

* protect the liver
* help eyesight
* improve sexual function and fertility
* strengthen the legs
* boost immune function
* improve circulation
* promote longevity
Cacao Nibs: a powerhouse of cognitive enhancement, mood and bliss-enhancement , antioxidants, flavonoids, catechins and many other brain & body-enhancing elements.

Maca Powder: nutrition-packed root vegetable, also known as “Peruvian ginseng,” that grows in the mountain plateaus of the Peruvian Andes. It is rich in amino acids, phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals with many healthful effects, including:

* Increasing energy, stamina and endurance
* Enhancing libido and treating impotence
* Stimulating fertility in both sexes
* Supporting the immune system and adrenal function
* Reducing chronic fatigue
* Regulating and supporting the endocrine system

Agave: A natural sweetener that tastes similar to honey and derived from the plant that is used in making tequila, agave nectar can be used to sweeten both food and drinks.Its an ideal alternative to sugar and offers health benefits from weight loss to wound healing.

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