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3 energy ball recipes

Energy balls are the healthy alternative to traditional snacks such as cereal bars, which, in their industrial version, are often full of sugar. Rich in protein and good fatty acids, they are the perfect snack to take before a workout or at breakfast. Another good point:these balls are without cooking and require relatively few ingredients (dried fruits, oilseeds, powdered food, a sweetener such as vegetable oil and possibly a garnish). In short:easy to make and delicious!

Cookie bites (from the HappyFitMama blog)


1 cup unsalted cashews

1 cup pitted dates or 1/2 cup pitted dates + ½ cup dried apricots

3 tablespoons of chocolate chips


1/ Reduce the cashews to powder in the blender.

2/ Add the dates (and dried apricots if you have added any) then mix until you get a smooth paste.

3/ Add the chocolate chips.

4/ We form small balls of dough, which we place in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes. Good app!

Matcha/choco bites (from the NaturallyLety blog)


3/4 cup almond

1/2 cup pecans

3/4 cup of dates (preferably Medjoul)

1 tablespoon coconut oil

2 tablespoons goji berry

1 tablespoon of sunflower seeds

1 tablespoon of chia seeds

2 level teaspoons matcha green tea

1 heaped teaspoon unsweetened raw cocoa


1/ Pass the almonds and pecans in a blender until they are reduced to powder.

2/ Then add all the other ingredients and mix until you get a smooth paste.

3/ On a plate covered with parchment paper, form small balls with the dough, then spend at least 15 minutes in the fridge, until the balls harden. All you have to do is enjoy!

Apricot bites (from the Paleo-regime site)


150g dried apricots

150 g ground almonds

2 tablespoons of honey

Grated coconut

4 tablespoons of water


1/ Cut the apricots in half, then blend them with all the other ingredients, until you get a smooth paste.

2/ We shape the bites by hand, then put them in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.

3/ Before serving, roll the bites in grated coconut. Yum!