| By Chef Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN

COCONUT ENERGY BALLS WITH CORDYCEPS

Looking for a convenient food item that is irresistible and will keep your energy levels sustained throughout your workday? Look no further than our mouthwatering recipe for coconut energy balls with Cordyceps mushrooms that will boost your energy so you can take on your day. Made by Chef Abbie Gellman. Hella good.

Related: Monograph of Cordyceps mushroom

Ingredients:

1 cup pecans, chopped
1 cup medjool dates, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tbsp Cordyceps mushroom powder
1/4 cup cacao powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Add the pecans, medjool dates, coconut flakes, vanilla extract, Cordyceps mushrooms, cacao powder, and kosher salt to a food processor. Turn the food processor on for a few seconds to mix everything together. Pour the contents into a bowl and form them into bite-sized balls. Keep in refrigerator or freezer. Enjoy!

Coconut energy balls are a tasty, nutritious snack that are easy to make. The addition of Cordyceps mushroom extracts makes them especially good for immunity and reducing stress levels.

Cordyceps has been used traditionally for centuries by Tibetan monks to improve their athletic performance during long periods without food or water.

Here's our mouthwatering recipe, made by Chef Abbie Gellman. Hella good.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup pecans, chopped

1 cup medjool dates, pitted and chopped

1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tbsp Cordyceps mushroom powder

1/4 cup cacao powder

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

 

Add the pecans, medjool dates, coconut flakes, vanilla extract, Cordyceps mushrooms, cacao powder, and kosher salt to a food processor. Turn the food processor on for a few seconds to mix everything together. Pour the contents into a bowl and form them into bite-sized balls. Keep in refrigerator or freezer. Enjoy!

CHEF ABBIE GELLMAN, MS, RD, CDN

Chef Abbie Gellman is a Registered Dietician and a professional chef that helps bring the science of nutrition together with the joy of preparing food. She received her Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University, and completed a dietetic internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Chef Abbie is a member of the Science Advisory Board for Jenny Craig, providing ongoing cutting-edge counsel to update the company’s education and lifestyle strategies.

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