This recipe combines all the goodies the body requires to help support hormonal balance AND they taste amazing! One of the superstar ingredients this recipe is maca powder which has been used to support fertility, reduce PMS symptoms and boost libido. It also contains Omega-3 from walnuts and chia seeds, and contains pumpkin seeds which are a good source of zinc, an important nutrient for hormonal balance and sperm health. The recipe is also high in healthy fats from the walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds and coconut oil, fat is essential for hormonal balance (hormones are actually made from fats). In addition, cacao powder has been added for a powerful anti-inflammatory and mood-boosting impact, it’s also high in antioxidants and contains magnesium. Another superstar ingredient is ground flaxseed. Ground flaxseeds help the liver complete the process of elimination through the the large intestine and decreasing transit time of bowel movements, which will help decrease estrogen levels.
½ cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup walnuts
½ cup ground flaxseeds
2 tbsp chia seeds
¼ cup coconut oil
5 medjool dates, pitted
¼ cup raw cacao powder
½ tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp maca powder
2 tbsp water
Place pumpkin seeds and walnuts into a food processor and blend for a minute until it turns into a flour like consistency.
Add the remaining ingredients into the processor and blend until well combined, until the mixture becomes sticky.
Use hands and roll into small, then roll the balls into the additional coconut.
Enjoy 2 as a snack. These will keep in the fridge for a week (if they last that long), or you can store them in a container in the freezer and then just grab them and go as you need.