Christmas Balls

Imagine yourself enjoying Christmas treats that feel indulgent and satisfying…but are actually good for you.

No added sugar.

No chemical nasties.

No refined oil, fillers or other junk ingredients.

Goodbye boring old chocolate – this is that treat – and here is the recipe.

Christmas is cranberry time, and this is a perfect way to include antioxidant-rich cranberries in your Christmas treat menu.

Christmas Balls – Ingredients

Makes 15 balls

  • 100g coconut flakes (or dessicated)
  • 100g raw cashews
  • 50g cranberries (dried)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp maple syrup

This recipe is best for mesomorphs and endomorphs who can tolerate higher fat better.

Christmas Balls – Method

1. Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender or food processor until mixture crumbles and comes away from the sides of the blender/processor.

2. Remove mixture and shape into balls.

3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.


Christmas Balls – Nutritional Info

Servings: 15

Body types: Mesomorphs and Endomorphs

Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition (per ball): 95 calories, 7.6g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 3.4mg sodium, 82.5mg potassium, 6.3g carbohydrates, 1.5g fibre, 1.2g sugar, 1.7g protein.

Recipe Type

Gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan.


Serve immediately – or store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.


This recipe is unsuitable for people with a nut allergy.

Melanie White

Melanie White

Chief Inspiration Coach

I’m a quirky scientist and a Health and Wellness Coach who helps 35+ women to understand and eat right for their body type.