Vegan Superfood Snowballs With Coconut & Lucuma

February 19, 2018
We've had a very mild winter here in Virginia. Being a person who doesn't tolerate the cold very well, I should be grateful, but I missed the snow! We had a small dusting this past weekend and it was so fun to bundle up and trudge around in with my dog, Harper. When we got back inside I decided to create my own snowballs, so I can always have some on hand in case an impromptu snowball fight breaks out indoors.
These Vegan Superfood Snowballs pair the flavors of vanilla, coconut, and lucuma to make a uniquely delicious combination! I bought a bag of the superfood fruit Lucuma powder a while back and haven't used it enough, so I threw it in these Snowballs for extra antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals! I like to roll my "snowballs" in some shredded coconut for the full snowy effect, but they're also great to eat straight from the blender base.
Vegan Superfood Snowballs With Coconut & Lucuma

Vegan Superfood Snowballs With Coconut & Lucuma

Recipe Type: Sweets
utensils YIELDS 10-12 balls
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  • 1/4 cup coconut butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon lucuma powder
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1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well combined, pausing to scrape down the sides and recombine as needed.
2. Scoop the dough into ~1 TBS balls, roll into balls, and roll in shredded coconut for garnish.
3. Store in the fridge for up to 7 days!

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Lauren is a vegan recipe creator, food photographer, and writer. You can find her in the kitchen making healthy plant-based eats, at the gym working up an appetite for her next meal, or curled up with a good book and a glass of red. She actively seeks wellness and balanced living in an unbalanced world. Follow her on Instagram @flora_and_vino and her blog


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