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Matcha Chai Pistachio Balls Recipe

Matcha Chai Pistachio Balls Recipe

Written by
January 26, 2017
Updated January 28, 2019
Category: Recipes

Recipe type: snack, treat
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes: 24 balls

Matcha Chai Pistachio Balls Recipe Ingredients

● ½ cup raw, shelled pistachios
● ¾ cup cashews, dry roasted
● ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
● 20 pitted dates, soaked in water for 20 minutes
● 1 scoop Matcha Chai Latte powder
● 1 tsp coconut oil (for rolling)
● ½ tsp. Himalayan salt

Matcha Chai Pistachio Balls Recipe Toppings

● ⅛ cup pistachios
● ⅛ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
● ½ scoop Matcha Chai

Matcha Chai Pistachio Balls Recipe Directions

1. Add all ingredients (except the toppings) to a food processor. Do not include the excess water from soaking the dates. Drain first, then add the dates.
2. Pulse until well combined, about one minute. Transfer “dough” from food processor to a small ball. Pulse the pistachios for topping in the food processor.
3. On three small plates, add each of the three toppings.
4. Coat your hands with coconut oil, for easier rolling. Roll each ball about 1” thick, then roll into topping. Set on a clean plate. Continue making about 8 balls for each topping.
5. Set in freezer for 20 minutes, then enjoy! Stays well in fridge or freezer in an airtight container.

Special diet: vegan, dairy free, gluten free, contains tree nuts
Tip: Enjoy as a portable snack into between meals with a positive pick me up from the caffeine in the green tea!

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Liv Langdon
With a B.S. in journalism and a minor in business administration from the University of Florida, Liv Langdon contributes research-supported articles and educational recipe ebooks to the Onnit website. A former personal chef, she translates her skills in the kitchen to recipe development, food styling, and built the organic, locally sourced menu for the Onnit Cafe & Smoothie Bar and Food Truck. Her knowledge and experience in holistic nutrition has allowed her to cook and support some of our professional and collegiate athletes. She has previously worked as an online diet & lifestyle coach, nutrition consultant, personal chef, freelance journalist, and corporate sales director for a fresh meal delivery service. She has been a guest on the Total Human Optimization podcast and the Touching Base podcast. You can find her work in Men’s Fitness Magazine, Born Fitness, and is publishing her first cookbook this summer. Follow her on Instagram @livlangdon.

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