After making Tiger Nut Milk, there is always a lot of dry pulp left over and it is such a shame to just discard it, so I came up with these easy-to-make and nutritious raw treats.
(See recipe for Tiger Nut Milk here, but you could also use almond milk pulp or sweet apricot kernel pulp which would give a slightly different flavour).
They are tarty because they are made using golden berries* which have a sweet/tart flavour, giving these treats a sharp citrus taste, and ‘tarty’ because they are over-made-up with cinnamon-flavoured raw cacao powder!
Before beginning, it is a good idea to slightly moisten, ever so lightly, the goji berries, with water or fruit juice, as they can be reluctant to blend when processed and you can get little bits of hard berry in the mix.
Today’s accompanying music video is the very funny Mika and ‘We Are Golden’ – Golden Berries, get it? 😉
1 Cup Tiger Nut Pulp
1/2 Cup Raisins
1/2 Cup Mixed Goji Berries and Golden Berries in a ratio of 2:1
1 Tsp Coconut Oil or Cacao Butter*
Raw Cacao Powder mixed with sprinkling of Cinnamon for dusting
Process all ingredients except Cacao Powder until it is blended enough to stick together when pressed.
Squeeze together and shape into balls. It probably won’t roll, but will press into shape.
Cover in Cacao and Cinnamon Powder.
Refrigerate for a while then gobble up!
Makes about 6.
*Tiger Nuts from http://www.thetigernutcompany.co.uk
*Goji Berries, Golden Berries, Cacao Butter and Raw Cacao Powder from http://www.therawchocolatecompany.com
Copyright: Chris McGowan