These Superfood Fertility Balls are delicious and full of fertility foods nutrients.
1. Add all ingredients to food processor or high power blender. Blend until crumbly
2. Roll into 1 inch ball. If mixture if not rolling into balls easily add a small amount of water
* Keep Refrigerated
Maca Root is an adaptogen, meaning it helps your body adapt to stress. Maca has been used for centuries to promote fertility and libido. It supports helps to balance hormones, support the adrenals and boost energy. Maca has been shown to increase sperm production and motility as well as egg production. All things that are super helpful in promoting fertility!
Cashews are actually seeds and have a powerful micro nutrient content. They are high in collagen, magnesium copper and calcium. Their high monounsaturated fat content keeps you feeling full longer.
Hemp Seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, iron, zinc and vitamin E, all of which boost fertility. They have a delicious nutty flavour and are a great source of protein.
Cacao Powder is a great way to add a chocolately flavour to food without the added sugar. Not to be confused with cocoa powder. Raw cacao is made by cold-pressing un-roasted cacao beans. The process keeps the living enzymes. This tasty powder is high in antioxidants which help to protect eggs and sperm. Its also high in iron, calcium and magnesium.
Cinnamon help to balance blood sugar and regulate menstrual cycle.
Almond Butter is a great alternative to peanut butter. It is high in healthy fats and keeps you full longer. It is high in vitamin e, iron, potassium, biotin, magnesium, and zinc.
Coconut Flakes - yum! Coconut supports your thyroid and is a great source of healthy fats.
Vanilla Extract are pleasantly fragrant fruit pods obtained from the tropical climbing orchid. Vanilla helps with reduce inflammation. Inflammation has a big role in infertility so boosting antioxidants and noninflammatory foods are super important.
Dates are high in fiber and high in antioxidants. They are a GREAT natural sweetener and have a low glycemic index. Dates have been shown to help with labour as well so keep them handy.
You will probably see I mention healthy fats a lot! We need to forget the outdated nutrition advice that fats are bad. We NEED fats in our diet. They support healthy hormone function, taste delicious and make us feel fully longer. I recommend buying all the above ingredients organic and fair trade to support well paid farmers and organic agriculture.