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Matcha Carob & Pistachio Pops

May 2, 2016
Eat

Matcha Carob & Pistachio Pops

May 2, 2016

True to form I thought another matcha recipe was mandatory! I love the flavour of these protein balls, you can really taste the green tea coming through and the carob and pistachio compliment this perfectly.

You will need:

1 cup pistachios

1/4 cup of hazelnuts

1 tbsp matcha powder, I use Your Tea

1/4 cup of raisins

1/2 cup apricots

4 pitted medjool dates

1/2 tbsp honey

**Optional protein powder

Method:

  • Place the Pistachios and hazelnuts in a high speed blender. I like to leave a few larger pieces but it’s personal preference. Place in a bowl, leaving 3 tbsp to one side (for dipping in later)
  • Place the rest of the ingredients into the blender and blend. Add in the pistachio mix and blend.
  • Place the mix into a bowl making sure the ingredients have combined thoroughly.
  • Roll into 1 tbsp balls and place onto a lined baking tray/container and then freeze for at least half an hour.
  • Melt some carob in a pan
  • Skewer the protein balls and dip them into the melted carob and pistachio mix which was put to one side
  • Enjoy x x

**Notes:

  • makes 12 balls
  • can be stored in the fridge for up to one week or frozen for up to three months



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Sophie Benbow

Sophie is a true advocate for health and wellness. Her conscious eating and regular fitness regime has given her knowledge that she wants to share with all of her readers. From her personal recipes to her personal style and training tips you can find it here at sophiebenbow.com.

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