Store bought energy bars are usually filled with tons of processed sugar but this chocolate energy balls recipe is sweetened with dates.

When making any sweet treats, we believe that using natural ingredients is the way to go.

Not only do natural sweeteners like dates come with plenty of vitamins and nutrients, but they also create an end product that won’t spike your blood sugar like crazy.

For this recipe, we’ve added plenty of healthy fats too that will keep you feeling full and satisfied until your next meal. 

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Chocolate Energy Balls Recipe with Dates

? Ingredients ?

  • 1/2 cup cashew pieces
  • 1/2 cup whole raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 200 gm hemp hearts
  • 3 T raw cacao
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder
  • about 10 sticky plump Medjool dates

? Instructions ?

Process first 6 ingredients until they become crumbs.

Add dates until the mixture becomes sticky enough to form balls, so you can start with 5 or 6 dates, process and then add them one by one testing the mixture, then pull some out to see if they form balls. 


This chocolate energy balls recipe with dates is the healthy way to enjoy that smooth, chocolatey deliciousness without any processed sugar.

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