Raw Cashew Lemon Drops

These fruit and nut balls make for a perfect [simple] sunny snack. The lemon adds detoxifying properties to help your body transition to a lighter, more cleansing diet, just in time for spring!

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 10 medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • zest of one lemon

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, chop cashews until they’re the size of the eraser end of a pencil. Remove from food processor bowl and set aside.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in the food processor and combine until dates are fully mashed [you’ll know when it’s ready when the dates clump together in one large ball]
  3. Add cashews back in and pulse quickly, just until incorporated.
  4. Grab a scoop at a time [about a tablespoon size or a bit bigger] and roll into balls. Place completed balls on a freezer safe plate. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Place balls in the freezer for 5-10 minutes, remove and enjoy!

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 161
  • Calories from Fat: 82
  • Total Fat: 9.1
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Net Carbs: 17.7 g
  • Sugars: 13.5 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g