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Raw Vegan Prune Powerballs

Variety is the spice of life, thus The Wholesome Athlete has brought back into our kitchen a fruit that most of us likely don’t pay much attention to. Prunes get such a bad wrap – maybe it’s because they’re black, shriveled and slimy but in any case, they’re really good for you. These are high in Vitamin A, K, B and Potassium.


Prune Powerballs

  • 1 cup pitted soft prunes
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried raisins
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dessicated coconut


  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  1. Combine chopped prunes, nuts, fruit, cacao and cinnamon in your food processor and pulse until combined.

  2. Roll the mixture into little balls and roll on a plate of desiccated coconut to coat them.

  3. Store them in the fridge.

These powerballs are the perfect long ride nutrition, post training recovery snack, or just a great portable, healthy treat to pack for lunch.


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