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

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