lime coconut bliss balls

lime coconut bliss balls

Makes about 25

Move over every other bliss ball on the planet. You’re no longer needed. These are our absolute favourites.

Cacao nibs are a rich source of anti-inflammatory polyphenols and antioxidants. Paired with activated almonds, a great source of fibre and vitamin E, they’re the ultimate snack. If you like a strong citrusy flavour, use two limes instead of one.

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 70g (3/4 cup) toasted coconut flakes
  • 60g (1/2 cup) cacao nibs
  • 80g (1/2 cup) activated (or roasted) almonds
  • 200g fresh (Medjool) dates, pitted
  • Grated or peeled zest (avoid excess white pith) and juice of 1 (or 2) limes
  • 2 tsp maca powder or quality protein powder (choose gluten-free/dairy-free if needed)


  1. Place cacao nibs and coconut flakes into a high-powered blender or food processer and blend to a semi-coarse powder (Thermomix: 10 sec/speed 8). Set aside half of the mixture onto a large plate for rolling balls, leave remaining half in processor.
  2. Add almonds and lime zest. Blend to a ground consistency (Thermomix: 8 sec/speed 8).
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Blend for 30-60 sec to a paste (Thermomix: 40 sec/speed 6). Scrape down sides and repeat if needed.
  4. Roll mixture into balls and then roll balls in reserved ground cacao coconut mixture. Store bliss balls in refrigerator.