Strawberry Balls

A sweet, bite-size snack to give you a boost of energy in the afternoon.

Ingredients

Makes 24 balls

250g fresh strawberries

2 cups rolled oats

1 cup desiccated coconut

8 fresh dates, seeds removed

Method

  1. Discard green leaves from strawberries. Rinse clean and halve.
  2. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Process well until a dough forms.
  3. Rolls into balls. Enjoy chilled.

Time

Prep time: 5

Cook time: 10

* Due to the saturated fat content of coconut, it is classed as a discretionary food. Alternatives for coconut include unsaturated fats such as nuts or seeds.

Involving your children:

Kids love this recipe! They can help with the preparation of the strawberries, measuring out the ingredients and rolling the mixture into balls.

Good nutrition is essential for the health and wellbeing of young children. We are proud to partner with NAQ Nutrition, the Qld Division of Nutrition Australia, by producing recipes that are healthy, delicious and aligned with the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

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