Raw Gingerbread Balls

January 17, 2016
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Serves 18
Prep time

This energy filled and gluten free recipe is so easy and quick to create. With its combination of spices such as nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves, it is an ideal recipe for the colder months for their ability to build up the immune system and fight off infections such as cold and flus that are often rampant in colder weather.

Dates are a great source of fiber and energy and many vitamins and minerals. Oats and buckwheat flour are super nutritious and are high in fibre and protein boosting digestion and weight loss. Not only will you enjoy a tasty snack but you will also reap the benefits of this nutrient packed recipe.


  • 1 1/4 Cup
    pitted dates
  • 1/4 Cup
    buckwheat flour
  • 3/4 Cups
    rolled oats
  • 1 Teaspoon
    cinnamon powder
  • 1 Teaspoon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon
  • 1 Tablespoon
    coconut sugar


  1. Place all ingredients, excepts dates in a food processor to create a flour like consistency.

  2. Add in half of the dates and blend well, then add the remaining dates and combine well until you form a dough.

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  3. Using a tablespoon, scoop out one portion and form into a ball. Repeat until you have used up all of the dough. If desired sprinkle some coconut sugar on top. Quick and simple!
    You can store the raw gingerbread balls in an airtight container for 2 to 3 days or in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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