Prunes are a rich source of fibre, phenolic acids and contain several vitamins and minerals, including many B vitamins, potassium, vitamin K, iron, magnesium and zinc. Consuming 5-6 dried plums daily has been shown to prevent the loss of total bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. Inexpensive and delicious, prunes are an excellent addition to your wholefoods pantry.


1 cup raw cashews

⅓ cup cocoa

1 tbsp each chia, pepitas and sunflower seeds

1 tsp vanilla

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 cup (200 gm) Australian prunes, pitted

1 tsp of orange zest

1 cup desiccated coconut (for rolling)




Cover  the  prunes  in  boiling  water  for  5  mins, then  drain. Blitz  all  ingredients  together  in  a  food  processor until  smooth.

 Roll  into  small  golf-ball-size  balls  with  wet  hands  and  roll  in  desiccated  coconut.

Store  in  an  airtight  container  in the  refrigerator.