Quick & Easy Energy Balls

Quick & Easy Energy Balls

Awesome for a gym snack or when you're out on a hike, these energy balls will give you the boost you need!

DifficultyBeginnerYields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins

 25 dates, pitted
 2 tbsp natural peanut butter
 1 tbsp milled flaxseed
 2 tbsp rolled oats
 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
 1 tsp cocoa powder (optional)

1

Soak 1/2 the dates in boiled water for 2 minutes, then drain and press dry with kitchen towel,

2

Add the peanut butter, all the dates, flaxseed, desiccated coconut and cocoa powder (if using) to a food processor,

3

Blitz everything together for 30-45 seconds until everything is combined,

4

Add the oats and blitz for another 5-10 seconds,

5

Using your hands, mould the mixture into balls that are slightly smaller than a golf ball,

6

OPTIONAL - Pour some more desiccated coconut onto a plate and roll the ball around to coat it with the coconut,

7

Enjoy!

Ingredients

 25 dates, pitted
 2 tbsp natural peanut butter
 1 tbsp milled flaxseed
 2 tbsp rolled oats
 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
 1 tsp cocoa powder (optional)

Directions

1

Soak 1/2 the dates in boiled water for 2 minutes, then drain and press dry with kitchen towel,

2

Add the peanut butter, all the dates, flaxseed, desiccated coconut and cocoa powder (if using) to a food processor,

3

Blitz everything together for 30-45 seconds until everything is combined,

4

Add the oats and blitz for another 5-10 seconds,

5

Using your hands, mould the mixture into balls that are slightly smaller than a golf ball,

6

OPTIONAL - Pour some more desiccated coconut onto a plate and roll the ball around to coat it with the coconut,

7

Enjoy!

Quick & Easy Energy Balls

Like this recipe? It’s straight from the 28 Day Plant-Based Challenge!

The 28 Day Plant-Based Challenge

Try 3 days for FREE!

Please complete the quiz below to see what your risk of Cardiovascular Disease is, according to the NHS signs and symptoms.

Never
Miss A Thing

Join Our
Updates List

Join Our Updates List
to be notified when new
content is released

Worried about your heart?

Take this short quiz to find out if your lifestyle could be putting you at risk of Cardiovascular Disease.