My Go-To Energy Ball Recipe

My easy go-to energy ball recipe made with dates, hemp, peanut butter and flax

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My Go-To Energy Ball Recipe is perfect for kids, nursing moms, athletes and anyone looking for a healthy snack. They’re full of fiber, protein, and healthy fats and easy to prep ahead of time to keep your freezer stocked.



68 pitted Medjool dates (approx 1 cup)
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup pepitas
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1/4 cup ground flax
1/2 cup peanut butter
24 Tbsp milk (dairy or non-dairy) or water
chocolate chips


  1. Place dates, oats, pepitas, hemp and flax in a food processor and process until well chopped.
  2. Add peanut butter and process until mixed.
  3. Add 2 Tbps milk or water and process until the mixture starts to clump into a giant ball. Add more liquid 1 Tbsp at a time as needed.
  4. Add chocolate chips, pulse a few times to mix, then scoop or roll into balls.
  5. Store in the freezer!


Sub another nut butter or sunflower seed butter for peanut butter if desired.

You can eat these directly out of the freezer.