I'm in love with these bad boyz. They're actually 'good' boys though, filled with omega 3's, B vitamins and just all 'round goodness!
Everyone has their own take on ingredients in bliss balls, and that's the true beauty of them. Really, you can just grab whatever you have in your pantry and get roll'n!
I made these, styled and photographed them all just under an hour. Easy peasy.

I've included the recipe for this little creation below.

3/4 cup quinoa flakes
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup pitted dates
1 tsp maca powder
2 tbs raw cacao powder
2 tbs linseeds 
2 tbs tahini
1 tbs coconut oil
1 tbs honey

Soak the pitted dates in boiling water for 10 mins to soften them up.
Meanwhile, place quinoa flakes, walnuts, maca, cacao and linseeds in a food processor and whiz together for a couple of seconds before transferring into a large bowl.
Melt the coconut oil and honey over the stove and pour over dry ingredients.
Drain dates and pulse in the food processor to form a date paste and add to the bowl alongside with the tahini.
Mix well and form balls, roll them in additional linseeds for a pretty finish. 

(notes: I used a blender because I do not have a food processor. Still works a treat.
You can roll these delights in coconut, cacao, dried berry powder, anything really that makes your heart sing!)

I just love going away, visiting new places, exploring new ground. A small while ago during Autumn (ok it was last year but I didn't have the blog then. So much catching up to do!) I took Mum away for a Mother-Daugher weekend. We stayed at Braeside in beautiful Mount Macedon, a small town north west of Melbourne. Far away enough to be away from city life, but close enough to only be about an hours drive.

Our hosts Julie and Jim were incrediblely hospitable, with Jim stoking our fire throughout the day and Julie baking the most delicious home made bread.
During our stay we walked around the grounds, enjoyed a delicious morning tea at the Cafe onsite, visited the chooks and collected eggs for Julies kitchen.

After some rest and relaxation we headed into Kyneton to explore Piper St before weaving our way through long highways to return home.

When the light streams through our apartment window, in just the most beautiful way, I grab my camera and my somewhat willing muse. I took these photos a while ago now, on a drizzly muggy Sunday afternoon. The thunderstorm had left a stillness in the electrically charged air, having washed away the past and left us all to consider the moment.


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