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Tropical Oat Balls – Healthy Little Foodies

These tropical oat balls are sure to add a little sunshine to your day. Made with pineapple and coconut, they make you think of summer days by the pool…

Tropical oat balls a great kids snack made from pats, linseed, pineapple, coconut, ginger and apricot. A great finger food for kids. Suitable for the lunchbox. Nut free, dairy free.

I love making balls like these Tropical Oat Balls as they are so easy to adapt to suit dietary needs, tastes or what you have available to hand. I deliberately made these nut free so I could add them to my son’s lunch box.

To be honest, energy balls aren’t something I make all the time. Both my boys (age 2 & 5) love fruit and I’d rather they ate fruit in its natural state, with a handful of nuts or seeds, than whizzed up in balls. The added dried fruit make them higher in sugar and I definitely would consider these as an occasional food rather than an everyday one.

Tropical oat balls a great kids snack made from pats, linseed, pineapple, coconut, ginger and apricot. A great finger food for kids. Suitable for the lunchbox. Nut free, dairy free. Toddler approved

If you are looking for a lower sugar ball then check out my blueberry balls or raspberry oat balls, they are sweetened only by the fruit and have no dried fruit. I even serve them as part of a breakfast.

Tropical oat balls a great kids snack made from pats, linseed, pineapple, coconut, ginger and apricot. A great finger food for kids. Suitable for the lunchbox. Nut free, dairy free. Toddler snack

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Tropical oat balls a great kids snack made from pats, linseed, pineapple, coconut, ginger and apricot. A great finger food for kids. Suitable for the lunchbox. Nut free, dairy free.

Tropical Oat Balls

The taste of summer in a delicious oaty snack. 

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blitz until combined. 

  • Roll into balls of desired size and roll in desiccated coconut to coat. 

  • Store in an airtight container. 

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 

Nutrition Facts

Tropical Oat Balls

Amount Per Serving

Calories 66
Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Fat 4g6%

Saturated Fat 2g10%

Sodium 3mg0%

Potassium 99mg3%

Carbohydrates 8g3%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 3g3%

Protein 1g2%

Vitamin A 115IU2%

Vitamin C 1mg1%

Calcium 11mg1%

Iron 0.5mg3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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