Matcha is having a moment and with its solid nutritional profile, the rise in popularity is with good reason. From boosting your metabolism to calming your mind and body matcha has some excellent recovery powers for runners.
1/2 cup pitted prunes
¼ cup pitted dates
3 TBSP nut butter (I use almond)
1 TBSP maple syrup
3 TBSP unsweetened cacao or cocoa powder
2 TBSP-1/4 cup culinary matcha for dusting
ONE: In food processor drop prunes and dates through the feed one by one. Scrape the processor bowl and run until the prunes and dates are smooth.
TWO: Add remaining ingredients except for matcha. Run until smooth and scrape bowl as needed.
THREE: Roll the mixture into 12 one-inch balls and roll in culinary matcha to coat/dust. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
Ally Shoom is a holistic nutritionist based in Toronto, Ontario, you can follow her on Instagram and at AllyShoom.com