Lemon and Hemp Pepita Balls

HomeCooking with HempLemon and Hemp Pepita Balls

Ingredients

100 g flaked coconut
150 g pepita seeds (pumpkin seeds)
Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
3 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp hemp seeds
1 tbsp unhulled tahini
1 tbsp raw honey

Serves

Make approximately 20 balls

Directions

Conventional

  1. Place coconut flakes and pepita seeds into a food processor and blend for 1 minute or until smooth.
  2. Transfer 1/3 cup of the coconut mixture to a large plate and set aside.
  3. Add hemp seeds, lemon zest and juice, tahini and honey to the food processor with the remaining coconut mixture and mix on low speed for 30 seconds.
  4. Roll small balls of the mixture into the reserved coconut mixture to lightly coat.

Notes: These balls are perfect for nut-free lunch boxes and store well in an airtight container for up to 7 days or frozen for up to 3 months.