Smart Sweet: Spirulina Balls

By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

A perfect snack for kids and adults, an easy go-to for when you’re on the run and need a healthy treat, a great after school snack or just something in-between, these Spirulina Balls have it all! Rich in nutritional goodness, it will keep you full and satisfied! You can really do any type of nut or seeds with the suggested dates and apricots then coat them in whatever you fancy! Enjoy and let me know if you add in your own special touch. I’d love to get ideas from you.

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  • 1 cup (128 g) of macadamias
  • 1 cup (128 g) pecans
  • ½ cup (64 g) almonds
  • ½ cup (64 g) sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup (64 g) pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) spirulina powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 g)  hemp protein powder
  • 1 tsp (2.25 g) cinnamon
  • ½ tsp (1 g)  Himalayan or sea salt
  • 10 dates, pitted
  • 10 dried sulphite free apricots
  • ½ -1 orange or apple juiced (depends on moisture level)
  • Shredded coconut to roll balls in


  1. Process nuts, seeds, powders, salt and cinnamon in a food processor.
  2. Process dates and apricots in the mixture in a food processor.
  3. Then add the juice to determine if they can be squeezed into a ball and maintain their shape.
  4. Take a tablespoon of mixture and roll it into a ball then roll in coconut.
  5. Store in the fridge.


  • Pecans, Macadamias, hazelnuts – any other nuts desired
  • Sunflower & pumpkin seeds – chia, linseeds, sesame
  • Dates & Apricots – all dates or all apricots will work well
  • Spirulina – barley grass, wheat grass, chlorella
  • Hemp protein powder – hemp seeds, chia seeds, pea protein isolate
  • Orange juice – any fresh fruit juice
  • Shredded coconut to roll in – any crushed nuts or seeds desired

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 1 hours

Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Servings: 20

  • Nutrition per serving:
  • Calories170
  • Fat14g
  • Saturated Fat2g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium25mg
  • Carbohydrates9g
  • Fiber3g
  • Sugars4g
  • Protein 4g

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Compl. Medicine) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. She has more than 14 years of clinical experience specializing in liver disease, autoimmune disease, thyroid conditions, diabetes, insulin resistance, digestive disorders, chronic infections, children’s health, fertility and pregnancy care. Claire consults in private practice in Sydney and also offers consults out of area and is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Claire has worked closely for many years with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is known as the “Liver Cleansing Doctor” and has written more than 25 health related books. Claire writes health related articles, creates healthy recipes and is one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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