Oat and seed balls

The kids return to school at the end of this week and I return to making food for the lunch boxes! It has certainly been a nice break from the regular routine.

These school lunch box friendly balls have the lovely sweetness of honey and are packed with goodness from the oats and seeds.

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I used tahini with the honey, but you could use nut butters if your school allows it.

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The trick to forming the balls is to have wet hands and to use a decent amount of the mixture.

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They make a lovely sweet treat for the lunch boxes.

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Oat and seed balls
Recipe type: Lunch box
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • ½ cups chia seeds
  • ½ cup pepitas (roughly chopped)
  • ½ cup Pureharvest raw honey
  • ¼ Pureharvest tahini
  1. Add oats, coconut, chia seeds and pepitas into a large bowl.
  2. In a small microwavable bowl add honey and tahini. Heat on high for 20 - 30 seconds and then stir so it combines well.
  3. Pour the honey mix onto the dry ingredients and combine well.
  4. Allow mixture to set a little in the fridge (about 30 minutes).
  5. Once the mixture has chilled, roll into balls. Wet your hands, then using around a heaped tablespoon of mixture, roll it into a ball, squeezing tightly to form the shape. It is harder to make the balls with less mixture, so use more if you are having trouble.
  6. Once all the balls are made they need to be chilled for at least a couple of hours before they are ready. Alternatively if you are not going to eat them straight away you can pack them into a freezer container and pop them straight into the freezer. Then just get them out as you need them.
  7. Makes around 32 - 36 balls.

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