Energy Balls

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!

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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!

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Total time : 5 min

Servings : 8-10 balls

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. In a heatproof bowl, put the dates. Boil the water. Cover the dates with water and soak for 5 minutes. Drain.

  2. 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.

  3. Form balls with your hands.

  4. Optional : Sprinkle with granola, chopped cashews or cocoa.

If you do not use a food processor, the balls will be imperfect, but more crunchy! These are sprinkled with finely chopped cashews.

If you do not use a food processor, the balls will be imperfect, but more crunchy! These are sprinkled with finely chopped cashews.

These balls were formed with a mixture from the food processor and are sprinkled with granola.

These balls were formed with a mixture from the food processor and are sprinkled with granola.

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