Coconut Energy Balls

Per 87 g contains

  • Energy 116 kcal / 488 kj 5.% 5.%
  • Fat 2.9 g 4% 4%
  • Saturates 1.1 g 5% 5%
  • Sugar 11 g 12% 12%
  • Salt 0 g 0% 0%

Servings

12

Ready In:

10min

Kilocalorie

116 kcal

My Super-nutritious Energy Ball Recipe Has Been Created Without Nuts!

By: Rowanna Watson

Energy balls are a great go-to snack for busy people. These irresistible coconut energy balls are really simple to make and can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week, giving that much needed energy boost at any time of the day.

Ingredients

FOR THE ENERGY BALLS

  • Medjool dates (pitted) 180g
  • Oats 117g
  • Avocado (medium) ½
  • Cacao 6 tbsp
  • Coconut milk 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon ½ tsp
  • Vanilla extract 1 tsp

TOPPINGS (OPTIONAL

 

  • Desiccated coconut 4 tbsp
  • Sesame seeds 4tsp

Cooking Method

Step 1

Pour oats into food processor and pulse until powdered oatmeal.

Step 2

Add the dates and pulse for 30 seconds.

Step 3

Cut the avocado in half, remove stone and scoop one half into the food processor.

Step 4

Add the vanilla, cinnamon, half the cacao, and the coconut milk.

Step 5

Blitz all the ingredients in the food processor until it forms a paste-like dough. (You may need to stop to scrape down the sides a few times.)

Step 6

Sprinkle the other half of the cacao on to a clean surface.

Step 7

Using your hands, take small balls of the dough and roll into approx. 2 cm diameter balls. Roll the balls around in the cacao so they have a light dusting.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 38 g

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.9g5%
Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Total Carbohydrate 18g6%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g15%
Sugars 11g
Protein 2.9g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Coconut energy balls Nutrition

What Its Good For

Oats

These grains are fibre-rich and packed with antioxidants, which help to look after the cells in your body.

Avocado

Coconut flour is a useful low FODMAP alternative to wheat flour, meaning those with IBS will find it easier to digest.

Medjool dates

Dates are great in that they are high in phosphorus, which helps to balance vitamins and boosts brain health.

Coconut Milk

Coconut milk naturally contains kinetin riboside, which has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells in the body.

Vanilla

The key component of vanilla – vanillin – can reduce the rate of mutation in cells.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is full of antioxidants. It’s also antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and has anti-tumour propertie

Who Made This?

Hey, I’m Rowanna – certified holistic health coach and best selling author. Born and living in Scotland, UK with my husband and 3 children (all vegan). I write evidence-based health content for several multi-million dollar companies. Focusing on natural, kind ways to optimize health and wellbeing for my international clients. I also write recipes, books and courses that will inspire you to live a life filled with energy and joy.

Rowanna Watson

“I just want to say, I think you have just changed my life…

– DESIREE

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