The Seasickness Cure - Choc Ginger Bliss Bites

By Hayley Tia

These sweet treats are perfect for those who are still trying to find their sea legs on a rough and rolly passage. Ginger has long been regarded as a nausea remedy, settling an upset stomach, gently warming and soothing the gut when you might be feeling a bit queasy.

Choc ginger bliss balls a perfect cure for sea sickness


5 Medjool dates

½ cup of coconut flakes

1 cup of almonds

1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger

3 heaped teaspoons of cacao

4 tablespoons of coconut oil


  1. Remove the seeds of each of the dates before adding these and the other ingredients to a small benchtop blender.

  2. Blitz until well combined and mixture begins to form a ball.

  3. Using a tablespoon to measure out the portions, roll a spoonful in the palms of your hands to form a tight ball. Repeat until all the mixture has been used.

  4. Refrigerate the balls for a few hours until they are firm to touch.

Makes approximately 12 balls

bowl of bliss balls

Not only does this mid passage munchie have medicinal qualities for those battling signs of seasickness, they are also loaded with healthy fats to satisfy you for longer if you don’t feel like eating a big meal whilst underway.

To learn more about managing seasickness and holistic prevention tips, check out our resident nutritionist's article to hear her take on the dreaded Mal de Mer, click HERE.

Hayley Tia

A liveaboard sailor and professional copywriter, creating content from the cabin of her floating home. Prior to life on the water, Hayley owned and operated a seaside cafe for over 7 years whilst starting a degree in marine biology. She now enjoys the space and time the liveaboard life has given her and enjoys preparing nutritious meals in the galley as well as utilising her qualifications as a yoga instructor to lead morning yoga sessions on the beach at each new anchorage.

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