This recipe is in my Treats category, because it’s excellent as a dessert, but in reality, it’s super healthy! Few ingredients, no added sugar, quick to do, it's the perfect snack to give you energy!
These energy balls are vegan & gluten free. The use of Nutbrown granola makes them super crunchy. Plus, they are customizable using your favorite granola!
Plus : using a food processor is optional!
Total time : 5 min
Servings : 8-10 balls
½ cup (125 ml) dates
½ cup (125 ml) Fourmi Bionique’s Nutbrown granola (for a vegan & gluten-free version, choose from Zen, Tonic, Aphrodisiac and Vitality blends)
¼ cup (60 ml) natural peanut butter (for a peanut-free alternative, use creamy soyabutter)
1 Tbsp (15 ml) chia
1 Tbsp (15 ml) cocoa
1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
In a heatproof bowl, put the dates. Boil the water. Cover the dates with water and soak for 5 minutes. Drain.
Add all ingredients, including dates, to the food processor. * If you do not have a food processor, you can chop dates and granola, use ground chia and mix everything with a wooden spatula.
Form balls with your hands.
Optional : Sprinkle with granola, chopped cashews or cocoa.