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Nutty Energy Balls

  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Makes 10 balls
This is a delicious recipe for super-healthy energy balls. These are a perfect pick-me-up!


  • 60g almonds
  • 4 tbsp nut butter
  • 1-2 tbsp desiccated coconut, plus more for sprinkling
  • 4 dates


  • STEP 1
    Place all the ingredients into a powerful blender (like a Vitamix).
  • STEP 2
    Blend the ingredients until they start to form a lump at the bottom. You might need to scrape down the sides several times.
  • STEP 3
    Scoop out walnut-sized portions of the mix and shape it into small balls. Then roll these in some of the extra dessicated coconut. This makes roughly 10 balls.

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