These Vanilla Shakeology Macadamia Nut Pineapple Balls were a delicious way to taste a bit of the Hawaiian islands while sticking to a healthy eating plan.
In Hawaii, they use the word mana to describe life energy. Eating food to fuel an awesome life should come from a place of love and enjoyment, not fear.
Eating healthy is more than salad and lean proteins; it can be a balanced, fun, and creative expression of your soul.
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Vanilla Shakeology Macadamia Nut Pineapple Balls
These tropical energy balls are made with coconut, pineapple, and macadamia nuts!
- ½ cup dried unsweetened pineapple, coarsely chopped
- ½ cup hot water
- 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted, divided use
- ¾ cup macadamia nuts, chopped
- 2 scoops Vanilla Shakeology
Combine pineapple and water in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30 seconds. Let sit for 15 minutes. Set aside.
Combine ¾ cup coconut and macadamia nuts in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Place pineapple and water in a food processor (or blender). Pulse until mixture forms a consistency that is similar to applesauce.
Add pineapple mixture and Shakeology to coconut mixture; mix well. Mixture will be slightly wet and sticky.
Roll into 16 balls, about 1-inch in diameter each. Roll balls in remaining ¼ cup coconut.
Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days until ready to eat.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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Photos by Kirsten Morningstar