February 23, 2022
If so, energy balls with natural date sweetener are just what you need! These little snacks are packed with fiber, potassium, and magnesium to give you the energy you need to get through the day. In this blog post, we'll go over the health benefits of dates and show you how to make your own delicious energy balls!
Dates are a great source of energy because they contain natural sugars. This sugar is slowly released into the bloodstream, providing you with a constant amount of energy. Dates also contain a lot of fiber, which will keep you feeling full and satisfied. They are also a good source of potassium and magnesium, two minerals that are important for good muscle function.
To make your own date energy balls, simply combine dates, nuts and seeds in a food processor and pulse until everything is finely chopped. Then roll the mixture into balls and enjoy! If you like it a little sweeter, you can add some honey or chocolate chips to the mixture. Or if you need an extra energy boost, add dried fruit or cocoa powder.
No matter how you prepare them, date energy balls are a delicious and healthy way to boost your energy. So the next time you feel exhausted, give these little snacks a try! You will be surprised how much energy they can give you.
- pitted medjool dates (about 12)
- ½ cup raw almonds
- ¼ cup raw walnuts
- ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
- ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
- Honey or maple syrup (to taste)
- Chocolate chips (optional)
- Dried fruit (chopped apricots, raisins, etc.)
Place the dates in a food processor and pulse until chopped. Add the almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and salt and pulse until everything is finely chopped. If using any of the optional ingredients, add them now and pulse to combine..
Roll the mixture into balls (about 12 balls total). Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Genießen Sie!
These energy balls are perfect for on-the-go or in-between snacks. They're also great as a pre-workout snack, giving you sustained energy throughout your workout!
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