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Lion's Mane Brain Bites

Enjoy our Lion’s Mane Brain Bites, a nutritious treat featuring our Lion's Mane Powder, made with 100% Lions Mane. fruiting body . This kid-friendly recipe combines the flavours of cashews, dates, cacao, nut butter, and chia seeds. Easy to prepare and delicious, these brain bites are a great way to incorporate Lion’s Mane into your daily routine.


  • 1 cup cashews 

  • 1 cup pitted dates (approximately 170 grams) 

  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder 

  • 2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter 

  • 1 tablespoon Markwood Mushrooms Lion’s Mane Powder 

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds 

  • A few drops of vanilla extract 

  • Desiccated coconut (optional, for coating) 


  1. In a food processor, blitz cashews and dates until finely chopped and well combined. 

  1. Add the cacao powder, nut butter, Lion’s Mane powder, chia seeds, and vanilla extract to the processor. Blend until the mixture is well combined and sticky enough to form balls when pressed. 

  1. Using a teaspoon, form the mixture into small balls (should yield 16-20 balls). 

  1. If desired, roll the balls in desiccated coconut. 

  1. Refrigerate the balls to firm up before serving, ensuring they hold their shape and are refreshingly cool. 

To step up the fun and variety, we've also included some creative twists on the classic recipe:  

  1. Choco-Peanut Butter Power Balls: 

  • Use peanut butter instead of almond or cashew butter. 

  • Mix in crushed peanuts with the coconut for coating. 

  1. Berry Delight Power Balls: 

  • Replace 1 tablespoon of cacao with freeze-dried raspberry powder. 

  • Coat the balls in crushed freeze-dried raspberries instead of coconut. 

  1. Matcha Green Tea Power Balls: 

  • Substitute 1 tablespoon of cacao powder with matcha green tea powder. 

  • Optional: Lightly dust with matcha powder after forming the balls for a vibrant finish. 

Nutritional Information (per ball, based on 20 servings): 

  • Calories: 88 kcal 

  • Protein: 2 g 

  • Fat: 4 g (Saturated: 0.7 g, Unsaturated: 3.3 g) 

  • Carbohydrates: 12 g (Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 8 g) 

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