I’ve got three amazing energy balls recipes to share with you all today! These gorgeous little treats are my go to when I need a tasty pick me up, they’re easy to make and you can keep them in the fridge for a week or in the freezer for up to a month. They provide a nice combination of healthy fats, protein, as well as antioxidants, for a nice steady release of energy.

Energy balls are a great little snack, you can take them to the gym or work, put them in your kids packed lunch or wrap them up beautifully for a great home made Christmas present!

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Walnut and Cacao

Ingredients:
200g walnuts
200g mejool dates (if you’re using other dried dates, soak them for an hour before)
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp coconut oil

Begin by placing the walnuts in the food processor and pulsing until they are nicely crushed.
Add the medjool dates and coconut oil and pulse until fully mixed
Add the cacao and then mix again in the food processor.
Take a tablespoon of the mixture and roll with your hands into a balls.
Place the rolled balls into the freezer for around 1 hour, then remove and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Lemon, Cashew and Coconut

Ingredients:
200g cashew nuts
200g mejool dates
50g desiccated coconut
1tbsp chia seeds
1tsp turmeric powder
rind of 1 lemon
juice of 1/2 lemon

Begin by placing the cashew nuts in the food processor and pulsing until they are nicely crushed.
Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until fully mixed.
Take a tablespoon of the mixture and roll with your hands into a balls.
Place the rolled balls into the freezer for around 1 hour, then remove and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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Almond, Pecan and Goji Berry

Ingredients:
150g almonds
50g pecans
50g goji berries
200g mejool dates
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp coconut oil

Begin by placing the almonds and pecans in the food processor and pulsing until they are nicely crushed.
Add the goji berries and pulse until they are chopped finely.
Add the medjool dates, coconut oil and cacao and pulse until fully mixed.
Take a tablespoon of the mixture and roll with your hands into a balls.
Place the rolled balls into the freezer for around 1 hour, then remove and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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ENJOY!!