Energizing Energy Balls: Boost Your Day

Delicious and nutritious snacks to keep you energized throughout the day.

5/22/20241 min read

Energy Balls
Energy Balls

Energy Balls are a quick and easy snack that boosts energy throughout the day. They are a perfect healthy treat with dates, nuts, oats, and honey.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes

  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 12

  • Serving Size: 1 ball

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates, pitted

  • 1/2 cup nuts (almonds, walnuts, or cashews)

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Optional: cocoa powder, coconut flakes, or chocolate chips for rolling

Step-by-Step Directions

  1. Process the Ingredients: In a food processor, combine the dates, nuts, oats, honey, chia seeds, and vanilla extract. Process until the mixture comes together and forms a sticky dough. For a reliable food processor, try this one on Amazon.

  2. Form the Balls: Scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture and roll it into a ball. Repeat with the remaining mixture.

  3. Coat the Balls (Optional): Roll the balls in cocoa powder, coconut flakes, or chocolate chips if desired.

  4. Chill and Serve: Refrigerate the energy balls for at least 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy as a quick snack.

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 90

  • Total Fat: 4g

  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 10mg

  • Total Carbohydrates: 13g

  • Dietary Fiber: 2g

  • Sugars: 10g

  • Protein: 2g

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Notes and FAQ

  • How do I store energy balls? They can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

  • Can I freeze energy balls? Yes, you can freeze them for up to 3 months.

  • Is this recipe vegan? Use maple syrup instead of honey to make this recipe vegan.