Looking for a quick and healthy snack? You’ll love these fall-inspired energy balls!
These energy balls are a good source of carbs with a little fat. They’re easy to make, digest, and bring with you wherever you go!
WHAT YOU NEED
1 cup pitted Medjool dates (10 to 12 large dates)
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1⁄4 cup walnuts
1⁄4 cup pumpkin purée
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon chia seeds (or ground flaxseed)
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
HOW THEY’RE MADE
- In a food processor, process the dates, oats, walnuts, pumpkin purée, maple syrup, chia seeds, pumpkin pie spice, and salt until thoroughly mixed. Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
- Using a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop the mixture into balls and place on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet.
- Refrigerate on the baking sheet for at least 30 minutes before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, or freeze in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to 2 months!
MAKES: about 12 protein balls.
NUTRITION INFO: Per Serving (1 ball): Calories: 120; Saturated Fat: 0g; Total Fat: 2g; Protein: 2g; Total Carbs: 24g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 102mg
Recipe from: Marni Sumbal