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The Source Bulk Foods in Miami is the first solely bulk food store on the Gold Coast. Their focus is on low waste and they are proudly plastic bag free. They encourage customers to bring their own containers and jars. Customers can buy as little or as much of a product as they like which is helpful when a recipe only calls for a small amount of a particular ingredient.

 

Stocking nuts, seeds, grains, flours, sweeteners, confectionary, muesli, paleo, gluten free, protein balls, chemical free cleaning and personal care products, honey, oils and more, The Source Bulk Foods has approx 400 products to choose from with different items arriving regularly. They are passionate about customer service and satisfaction and want all of their customers to thoroughly enjoy their shopping experience.

 

Today they are sharing a recipe with us for their ‘Snack Balls’ courtesy of Jema Lee. Jema Lee is an international health and nutrition coach. Her coaching passion for sharing and educating on how we all have a beautiful power to heal, rejevuante and replenish our bodies from the inside out is infectious. Jema’s here to support YOU, nourish your mind, body and soul! – as well as your belly.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of Pitted Dates (softer the better)
  • 1/2 cup of Nuts (walnuts, cashews, pecans, almonds or a mixture)
  • 1/4 cup of Sunflower Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Flour (or replace with Protein Powder)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Flaxmeal
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cacao Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Sea salt (a few sprinkles)
  • 1/4 Cup of Cocoa Nibs

 

Method:

  • Place the nuts, sunflower seeds, flax meal, coconut flour, chia seeds, sea salt and cacao powder into a blender and blend until broken down, finely.
  • Add the dates and vanilla extract and blend until a “dough” forms. Depending on how good your blender is, you many need to stop and scrape the mixture up from the bottom to make sure everything gets mixed in.
  • Take the mix out of the blender. Use your hands to shape into 10 balls.
  • Roll the balls in the cocoa nibs.
  • Allow to firm in the fridge or freezer.
  • Store in the fridge or the freezer.

 

For more on The Source Bulk Foods, visit them online at www.thesourcebulkfoods.com.au/miami, on Facebook at facebook.com/thesourcebulkfoodsmiami and on Instagram at @thesourcebulkfoods_miami.

 

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