Food Technology

Chocolate-Orange energy balls

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These handy little energy balls are filled with the most nutritious and wholesome ingredients that will kick start your morning or give you an energy boost during the day. I tend to make these on Sundays to keep in the fridge for the rest of the week or make a large batch to freeze.

I have mentioned previously how I love to support local growers and other East African products.  This particular recipe includes Tanga Orange essence and cacao powder by a company called The Epicurious Hedgehog from Tanzania.

all-bottlesNatural Extracts Industries. Ltd currently works with over 1200 smallholder farmers, from the regions of Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Mbeya, Kilombero and Morogoro, who are the backbone of this entire social enterprise. This number of farmers is only expected to grow with time, as demand for their products continues to flourish. Of these thousands of farmers, NEI appoints 35 women and men country-wide…

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