NUT BUTTER ENERGY BALLS

Updated: Aug 23

These nutty sweet treats are packed with energy and fibre, the perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cuppa!



Serves 15

Time: 5 mins + 20 mins chilling






NUTRITION per serving (1 ball) Approx. 150 calories & 5g protein INGREDIENTS 200g Almond Butter (no added sugar) 60g Dates 60g Honey 60g Oats 30g Dessicated coconut 1 tsp vanilla essence 30g Hazelnuts METHOD Place the dates and almond butter in a blender and blitz until you have a smooth paste Add the dates and almond butter to a bowl and mix in the other ingredients apart from the hazelnuts Pop the hazelnuts onto a plate Make the almond mix into balls (about 1 tbsp per ball) and then roll and coat in the hazelnuts Place the finished balls on a plate and pop them in the fridge for 20-30mins until chilled and firm, they can then be stored them in the fridge or freezer ready for snacking! MAKE IT YOUR OWN Switch the almond butter for peanut or cashew butter Switch out some of the dates for other dried fruit such as apricot