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Chef Ray – Apricot Bliss Balls

These were surprisingly easy to make. Healthy and delicious, great for school and work lunches.

From: Dixon, Jeremy; (2013) The Revive Cafe Cookbook 3

Makes 26 balls

  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup dried dates
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup cashew nuts
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • garnish: ½ cup sesame seeds
  1. Put the fruit and boiling water in a bowl for 5 minutes to soften. Drain.
  2. Combine all fruit, nuts and seeds in a food processor and blend until it forms a big ball.
  3. Form into smaller balls and roll in the sesame seeds.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

If you enjoyed this recipe here is one I published a couple of years ago:

For more great recipes like this get the Revive Cafe Cookbook 3.

The founder of Revive Cafes now reveals some of Revive’s secret recipes. Jeremy has a passion to share with others how to add vitality to their lives through his cafes, inspiring weekly e-mails, cooking demonstrations and now his cookbooks. His career has included ten years as a cereal marketer and over six years running Revive.


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