Cacao Coconut Energy Balls

These energy balls are a super healthy replacement for packaged/processed protein/energy bars. They are a quick hit of energy for pre and post workout and are a nutritious snack to have on hand for when you might reach for something sweet during that 3pm crash. 

 

Ingredients:

  • 10-12 medjool dates, pited
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut + more for rolling

Instructions:

  1. Place the dates and almonds in a food processor and process until well combined
  2. Add the coconut oil and cacao and blend again until a dough begins to form
  3.  Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into snack sized balls
  4. If desired, roll into more coconut
  5. Place balls in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving
  6. Store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container

Enjoy! 

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