As well as having citrusy mood boosting power, nuts and in particular cashews, are one of the greatest sources of tryptophan. Cashews are also the highest magnesium-filled nuts, supporting and stabilising the nervous system.
½ cup cashews, soaked in water overnight, drained and rinsed
½ cup vanilla protein powder
¾ cup almond meal
¼ cup coconut oil, melted
½ cut shredded coconut, plus extra for rolling
¼ cup raw honey or maple syrup
Zest of ½ lemon, plus extra for rolling (optional)
1-2 tbsp coconut milk
Pinch of Himalayan salt
- Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor until well combined.
- Roll into small sized balls and roll in coconut and zest.
- Place in fridge for one hour to set.