Ready for some seriously fresh flavors in a new no bake power ball recipe that's sure to brighten up your day?! Plus, there's a healthy load of antioxidants (thank you lemon and cranberries), gut flora and heart healthy fiber (good ol' organic oats), and omega 3's (that's those mighty little chia seeds).
Easily vegan and gluten free, "whip 'em up quick" lemony cranberry chia seed power balls are like biting into a sunny day with a zesty sweet tart fruit fusion that puts a smile on your face whether you're eating breakfast, enjoying snack time, or craving a healthy dessert.
We snapped some photos as we went along. You'll see them here below. Grab your food processor and let's get going on these! :)
Fresh Lemon Cran Chia Power Balls Recipe
2 Cups Oat Flour (or quick oats pulsed in a food processor)
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
1 1/2-2 Tablespoons Real Maple Syrup, Honey, or Agave
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1/4 Cup Milk Of Choice (almond milk is a favorite for us)
2 Tablespoons Fresh Organic Lemon Zest
1 Tablespoon Fresh Organic Lemon Juice
1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds
1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries
- Pulse oat flour, coconut oil, sweetener of choice, vanilla, milk, lemon zest and juice in food processor.
- Once well blended and sticking together, add cranberries. Allow food processor to chop them while they're incorporated into the dough.
- Transfer mixture to a bowl. Stir in chia seeds.
- Roll 1-2 tablespoon size scoops of dough in your hands to form balls.
Devour immediately or store in refrigerator to enjoying snacking throughout the week!
As you can see, this cheerful recipe is full of clean food power! You can also easily customize this snack ball recipe with the addition of sesame or sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, other dried fruits like apricots, figs, cherries, and so on. They store well in the fridge and are easy to naturally wrap up and include in packed lunches.
So roll up a batch! Cranberry lemon energy balls make for an easy breakfast food and healthy anytime snack that satisfies with their chia power goodness!