Welcome to the Breakfast with Jon series. If you don’t know me, I lost over 220 pounds with a holistic mind-body weight loss approach that I call The Gabriel Method. In this series I will introduce you to breakfasts that change your body on a cellular and hormonal level. No more mid-morning junk food cravings! You’ll feel less hunger, while keeping your blood sugar stable and nourishing your body.
Today’s breakfast, my favorite Superfood Breakfast Balls, includes omega-3’s in the chia seeds, a much needed healthy fat; protein from the nuts and seeds; and sulfur in the the black sesame seeds, which is great for detoxification. Kids also love these breakfast balls — try them with your family.
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Superfood Breakfast Balls
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 20 balls
- 1/2 cup almonds
- 1/3 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
- 1/3 cup walnuts
- 1/4 cup black sesame seeds
- 1/3 cup chia seeds
- 1/4 cup almond butter
- 1/2 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup coconut palm sugar
- 2 tablespoons of your favorite super green powder (optional)
Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor.
If the mixture is not moist enough to make balls out of, add 2-3 tablespoons of water and continue mixing.
Scoop out mixture with tablespoon and mold into balls. Eat right away, or refrigerate. Lasts several days in the refrigerator.
Tip: Keep some in the refrigerator for days when you don’t have time to make breakfast. You’ll have a fast, nutritious breakfast that will keep you going.