The nut that looks like a brain is in fact the ultimate brain food! Walnuts are rich in plant omega-3 which is an essential fatty acid for optimum brain health. A handful of walnuts protects your heart and may reduce cholesterol.
Makes them into BRAIN FOOD BALLS – a delicious mix with cocoa powder, sunflower seeds and dates for a more sweet chocolatey treat.
“Brain food” snack balls:
In a food processor, mix:
2 cups walnuts
1 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup dessicated coconut
1/3 cup cacao nibs (optional)
1/3cup good quality cocoa powder
1 cup dates (soaked briefly in warm water. Drain & use).
Blend all ingredients in a food processor until well combined. Add a small amount of water to get the mixture into a dough like consistency. Roll into bite sized balls and store for up to 1 week in the fridge.