3 Easy Energy Ball Recipes To Fuel A “Fresh You” in 2019 January 10, 2019

by Eat

New Year, Fresh You gets an extra oomph with an energy balls recipe trifecta: oats ‘n peanut butter, raspberry coconut, and chocolate almond. 

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Call ’em what you may — energy balls, bliss balls, raw bites. The important part is that they don’t require an oven (score!), they’re endlessly customizable, they’re jam-packed with feel-good ingredients, and they’re naturally sweetened. The result? Irresistible flavor, long-lasting energy, and #HelloFreshPics-worthy looks.

Pro tip: make them in bulk and store in the fridge for a go-to snack anytime of the day. Future you will thank you.

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energy balls recipe-HelloFresh

1. Oats ‘N Peanut Butter Energy Balls Recipe

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Even the most classic, early-morning staples like oats need a facelift every now and then. And in this recipe, the combo of peanut butter, dried cranberries, and chocolate definitely does the trick.

Here’s what you’ll need: 

  • 1 3/4 Cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/3 Cup Pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • Extra Chocolate Chips, Dried Cranberries, Chopped Pecans (for rolling)

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Here’s what you’ll do: 

1. In a large bowl, mix together oats, chopped pecans, chocolate chips, dried cranberries, cinnamon, and coconut flour.

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2. Add peanut butter, and mix well to form a “mass.”

3. Gradually add honey, stirring until the mixture is thick and sticky.

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4. Put bowl in the fridge, and let chill about 20 minutes (this will make the assembly easier). Meanwhile, mix together chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans for rolling.

5. Remove bowl from the fridge, and use moist hands to form balls. Roll them in the chocolate, cranberry, and pecan mixture until it adheres to the outside.

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6. When all balls have been formed, place tray in the freezer 20-30 minutes.

7. Serve immediately or store in the fridge.

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2. Raspberry Coconut Energy Balls Recipe

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Time to bust out the blender! These pretty in pink energy balls have your name written all over them.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3/4 Cup Frozen Raspberries
  • 10 Dried Dates
  • 1 Cup Cashews
  • 2 2/3 Cup Coconut Flakes
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • Extra Coconut Flakes, Raspberry Powder (for rolling)

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Here’s what you’ll do:

1. Put all ingredients (except extra coconut flakes and raspberry powder) in a blender.

2. Blend on high until all ingredients are well combined and form a “mass.”

3. Use moist hands to form balls, then roll them in coconut flakes and raspberry powder.

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4. When all balls have been formed, place tray in the freezer 20-30 minutes.

5. Serve immediately or store in the fridge.

3. Chocolatey Almond Energy Balls Recipe

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3/4 Cups Almond Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Protein Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Almond Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Agave Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Almond Milk
  • Extra Cocoa Powder (for rolling)

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Here’s what you’ll do:

1. Place all ingredients in a large bowl, and mix well to form a “mass.” If too dry, add an extra splash of almond milk.

2. Use moist hands to assemble balls, then roll in cocoa powder.

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3. Serve immediately or store in the fridge.

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For more homemade snack inspiration, learn how to make granola bars from scratch.

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