One fact that I wasn’t quite aware of before is that the fat in your foods “triggers the brain to recognize that you are full, once you’ve eaten a certain amount of fat then it sets off a chain reaction that tells your body to stop eating. Carbs and protein do not have the same effect which is how you can easily overeat them, particularly carbs.” When I read this I saw myself shoveling bowl after bowl of pasta for dinner, wondering where all the hunger comes from! It wasn’t hunger. There was just no-one to tell my brain that I was full.
Combine almonds, apricots, cocoa powder and cardamom in a food processor. Blend until it becomes a fine meal. Add syrup and avocado and blend again until well combined.
Form balls (size of the walnut) from the batter. Roll each ball in cocoa powder for coating.
Keep in airtight container in the fridge for up to three days. Freezes well.