Recipes

Energy Balls

Preparation

10 minutes

Cooking

10 minutes

Total

20 minutes

Portion(s)

16 balls portions

Ingredients

  • 20 small pitted dates
  • 250 ml (1 cup) of water
  • 65 ml (¼ cup) almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (65 mL) pumpkin seeds
  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) sesame seeds
  • 45 ml to 60 ml (3 to 4 tablespoons) of the date cooking water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) natural peanut butter
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) cinnamon (optional)
  • A pinch of salt • 1 cup (250 mL) Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup (250 mL) oats
  • 1/4 cup (65 mL) mini sweet chocolate chips

Preparation

1- Boil the dates for about 10 minutes. Let cool.

2- Put the cooked dates, almonds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, cooking water, peanut butter, cinnamon and salt in a food processor and mix until all are reduced to a paste with small pieces.

3- Pour into a large bowl and add Rice Krispies, oatmeal and chocolate chips. Mix well.

4- Using a spoon and your hands, form 16 balls and keep in the fridge.

* Save the cooking water of the dates to cook your oatmeal the next day! It will add a sweet and delicious touch!

Nutritional value (per ball):

• 90 calories
• 11g of carbohydrates
• 5g of fats
• 3g of protein
• 18mg of sodium
• 1g of fibers

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