“What are Energy balls I hear you ask? They are full with nutrients, made with super food and whole food, high in protein, healthy carbs, fats, and fibre, which helps build lean muscle mass, boost energy and aid weight maintenance. Essentially, they are simple and guilt-free, you could say the perfect snack!”
- kcal 92
- fat 3.4g
- saturates 0.8g
- carbs 14g
- sugars 9g
- fibre 2.8g
- protein 2.1
- 1 Cup of dates/ if dry, soak in warm water for 10 minutes, then drain well.
- 3 tbsp all-natural salted peanut or almond butter.
- 1/4 cup diary free dark chocolate (roughly chopped)
- 1 tbsp chia seeds (or sub flax or hemp seeds)
- 2/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats
1 – Pulse dates in a food processor or blender until they’re in small pieces or it forms a ball.
2 – Add oats, chocolate, chia seeds and peanut butter and mix until combined. You want there to be a consistently small pieces but not overly processed.
3 – Carefully roll into 1 inch balls (29-30) grams per ball), using the warmth of your hands to mould them together. Should yield 14-15 balls.
4 – To set, pop in fridge or freezer for 15 minutes. Otherwise eat as is! Will keep fresh in an air tight bag or container for up to a week. can freeze for long term storage.
Makes 15 small sized balls
Prep time approx 15 mins
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