Wellbeing benefits and the importance of attending a health retreat
January 11, 2016
Could stress be affecting your weight? By Charlotte Thaarup-Owen
January 25, 2016
Show all

Date and Lime Balls

“This has to be one of our most popular afternoon snacks at the retreat; they are also a great example of how certain ingredients are just made to go together. The combination of date, lime juice and coconut just sings in this recipe. These amazeballs are brilliant as an afternoon treat for the active spring lifestyle.” James Knight, Executive Chef

1 cup of medjool dates
½ cup almonds (any type is fine, skin on or off, blanched or not)
2 limes zest and juice
6 tbls coconut shredded
1tsp maca powder (optional)
2 tbls ground linseed or shredded coconut (for coating)


Place the almonds in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients, (except linseeds) and process until combined and paste-like. Roll mixture into golf ball size balls and coat in the ground linseed. It is preferably to chill the balls for 30 minutes, although they can be eaten immediately.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 1-2 days or in the freezer. These freeze well.

Makes 16

Recipe from the Golden Door at home cookbook, purchase online now.

Would you like to receive recipes plus health, wellness, fitness tips and special offers? Join our mailing list

Please note: This blog is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest