SurfAid #MAKEAWAVE Challenge 2022 Day 14 Update

I am proud to be an Ambassador for the SurfAid's #MakeAWave challenge. I had set out to be either surfing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, doing surf-inspired workouts or something else surf related to make a wave of impact for SurfAid for 30 days in September. For the first 7 days of the 30 day challenge I was either swimming, training on an ergo (kayaking machine), surfing or practicing yoga. Over the past week (days 8 - 14) I've been kayaking, practicing yoga and even floating in a sensory deprivation tank. So far I've raised $20 towards my goal of raisin g over $500 to help SurfAid deliver their programs. When you support my fundraising efforts you give people in remote communities connected to us through surfing a hand up, rather than a handout. SurfAid's geographical focus is on the heartlands of surfing where few visitors but surfers go, making their work unique. Specialising in working in very isolated villages where the maternal and child mortality rates are some

Recipe: Easy Bliss Balls

Recipe: Easy Bliss Balls

Ready in 60 minutes

Serves makes 18 bliss balls


  • You can leave the bliss balls bare or roll them through cocoa powder, coconut ect.
  • For a the batch pictured I used the following mix:
    • ½ cup of nuts - almonds, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds
    • ¼ powder - matcha powder, vanilla protein powder, a smoothie mix
  • 24 pitted dates
  • ½ cup of nuts: almonds are best or you can use a mix of your favourite nuts and seeds
  • ¼ cup of powder: a mix of your favourite powders which might include either raw cacao powder, matcha, protein powder, smoothie topping mix or supergreens
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • A handful of chocolate buttons to coat the bliss balls


  • Place everything into a food processor and process until a smooth dough-like paste forms.
  • Spoon mixture into a small bowl and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Roll spoonfuls of the mixture into balls.
  • Melt a handful of organic chocolate buttons and roll the balls through it.
  • Place the coated bliss balls on to a flat tray with baking paper and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.