Emily volunteers at the Princess Alice Hospice. Read about her latest experience helping at the ‘Carer Day’…
We loved hearing from Emily about all the volunteering she does for the Princess Alice
Hospice. Scroll down to hear about the carer day and and learn what you need to make her
delicious almond and coconut bliss balls..
I have been studying naturopathic nutrition for the last couple of years and I absolutely love it!
So a few months ago I decided to volunteer at the Princess Alice Hospice. I am very fortunate
in being able to assist their dietician and I help devise recipes and snack ideas for patients and
their carer’s. I was delighted to be asked to help at a Carer’s Day they held recently, where the
carer’s are invited to attend, pampered and also given support on a variety of things, including
diet. So I demonstrated how to make healthy nutrient dense snacks to help keep their energy
levels up, as being a carer is a very demanding job. It is therefore really important they take
care of themselves, as well as their loved ones.
I really love my time volunteering at the hospice, as it is so rewarding and it was so great to
see people enjoying the snacks and taking an interest in how to make them.
Here are the ingredients you need to mix up and roll out the almond and coconut bliss balls:
1 cup almonds
1 cup rolled oats
2 cups of medjool dates
2 tablespoons almond butter
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1 cup of shredded coconut (to roll the bliss balls in)
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