Savoury Bliss Balls

Roll your own savoury snacks with Daneyl Green

Join Daneyl Green from Mix Taste Eat online to make super healthy savoury snacks using staple items from your pantry. Savoury snacks are perfect for those on the go whether it is a post-gym top-up or office drawer stash. If you are one of those throw-all-the-ingredients-in-and-blend types, this is the session for you. #blissbakes

Make savoury snacks with Daneyl Green

To make these savoury bliss balls, you will need:

Cheese and bacon balls

  • 3 rashers of bacon, diced, cooked and cooled
  • 200g cold cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped chives
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

Vegan pumpkin and chickpea balls

  • 1 cup of roasted pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons of oats
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 tablespoon of tahini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon paprika, plus extra for dusting
  • Pinch of salt

Tomato and bean balls

  • 1 can of cannellini beans, drained
  • 2 tablespoons oats
  • ½ cup of almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese
  • Pinch of salt

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Prefer sweet bliss balls? Roll your own with Daneyl Green to make healthy snack using staple items from your pantry. See the ingredients list.

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