Healthy 4 ingredient energy balls
All you need is 4 basic ingredients and 10 minutes of your time to make these healthy, nutritious, protein packed energy balls. Perfect snack on the go.
- ½ cup medjool dates
- 1 cup (gluten free) oats
- ½ + ¼ cup peanut butter
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- Optional toppings:
- Unsweetened shredded coconut
- Shelled hemp seeds
Soak the medjool dates in boiling hot water for around 5 minutes to soften them up a little. Drain and set aside.
Combine the softened & drained dates, oats, peanut butter and maple syrup in a food processor and process until the mixture binds together, around 3-5mins.
Roll the balls with your hands (allow 1 heaped tablespoon per ball) until smooth and ta da – your healthy snacks are ready!
Optional: roll the balls in your chosen toppings until fully coated.
Keep refrigerated in an airtight container. They should keep for 3-4 days.