Superfood Energy Balls

Superfood Energy Balls

Superfood balls, power balls, snack balls, call them whatever you like but whatever you do, you have got to make these! These are the perfect afternoon snack & a great way to get healthy food into your kids! These balls contain super foods like chia seeds, high in antioxidants, fiber, heart health and cancer fighting properties. Cacao, which is another great source of antioxidants and is the most beneficial way to eat chocolate. And these are made to taste slightly sweet with dates and raisins, a whole food, unprocessed sweetener.

Are these artificial sweeteners affecting your blood sugars?

If you need an afternoon pick me up, please reach for one of these balls before going to the energy bar shelf at your grocery store, most of those are highly processed and full of sugar. This recipe on the other hand is full of nutrients and raw whole food ingredients!

Superfood Energy Balls Ingredients

Balls:
1 cup pecans
¾ cup dates
¼ cup cacao
2 Tbsp. cacao nibs
2 Tbsp. flax seeds
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
2 Tbsp. goji berries
2 Tbsp. golden raisins
½ a cup, coconut flakes

Toppings:
Hemp Seeds
Coconut Flakes
Cacao nibs

Directions:

Place pecans in a food processor and gently process. Then add remaining ball ingredients, blend until mixture sticks together. Roll mixture into small balls and then roll around in desired toppings. Store balls in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Superfood Energy Balls