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Recipe: Figgin' Cute Baby Ball

Dr Hayley avatar By Dr Hayley Dickinson, PhD

Dr Hayley avatar Dr Hayley Dickinson, PhD

Hayley is CEO and Founder of eat for baby, a startup committed to providing nutritious, real food options for women - and their partners - on their pregnancy journey. Hayley is a reproductive physiologist with a PhD from Monash University (2006). Hayley left her academic research position in 2018 to act as a connector between academia and the rest of the world. Her focus is on sharing the stories, applying (and translating) the science and providing real life solutions for people. Hayley most recently acted as scientific advisor to endota spa and developed endota Nurture, an organic range of skin care products for mothers and babies.


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Eat for Baby's motto regarding food for breastfeeding is that it needs to be abundant, nutritious, edible with one hand, low crumb (to protect babies head!!) and can be made ahead of time. Try making the recipe below for yourself or for a mum who needs a nice energy boost, especially during the postpartum period.

Recipe:  Figgin' Cute Baby Ball

Figgin' Baby Balls


Ingredients

100g of dried dates

20g of dried figs

20g of prunes

20g of raw cashews

10g of coconut oil

20g of almond butter

20g of desiccated coconut

15g of cocoa powder

7g of cacao nibs

20g of sesame seeds

Rolling mix (optional)

Chia seeds

Desiccated coconut

Flaxseeds (linseed)


Method

Blitz all ingredients in a food processor until the mixture starts to come together. Turn the food processor off and scrape the mixture down from the sides. Blitz again until you reach your desired consistency (smooth/chunky).

Roll into balls and, if desired, coat in a mixture of chia seeds, desiccated coconut, and flax seeds for crunch and an extra nutrient boost.

Makes 10 balls ~25g each


East for Baby has a bliss ball eBook with a flavour for everyone. There are 10 recipes to choose from with each one packed with nuts and seeds and absolutely delicious.

For every eBook purchased and if you have joined the mailing list, 50% of the purchase price goes towards making and donating hero balls to people in need.

www.eatforbaby.com

Dr Hayley avatar

About Dr Hayley

Hayley is CEO and Founder of eat for baby, a startup committed to providing nutritious, real food options for women - and their partners - on their pregnancy journey. Hayley is a reproductive physiologist with a PhD from Monash University (2006). Hayley left her academic research position in 2018 to act as a connector between academia and the rest of the world. Her focus is on sharing the stories, applying (and translating) the science and providing real life solutions for people. Hayley most recently acted as scientific advisor to endota spa and developed endota Nurture, an organic range of skin care products for mothers and babies.


Get the Recipe E-Book!

eat for baby offers a recipe ebook with simple and easy to make recipes for mums in the stages of preconception, pregnancy and postpartum. These contain all the ingredients needed to help you meet your changing nutritional needs. It can be purchased here at www.eatforbaby.com.

Sign up to the eat for baby email newsletter so you are the first to know when they launch their real food products for the pregnancy journey - coming soon!

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