Almond Butter Vitality Balls – Natalie’s Well being

These Almond Butter Vitality Balls are so scrumptious. Candy, nutty, completely flavored. Made with all wholesome however tremendous easy substances, and sweetened with dates. Low-calorie and filled with vitamins – fibers, and proteins. An ideal energizing snack.

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Almond Butter Energy Balls served in a bowl

Final week I had an enormous yearning for sweets. I needed one thing sugary however wholesome, one thing simple to make, with out the necessity to fireplace up the oven. No-bake vitality balls confirmed to be the right answer in conditions like this. They’re fast, easy, and at all times scrumptious.

I really like Peanut Butter Balls however this time I needed to make use of almond butter as a result of the flavour shouldn’t be so intense. I additionally determined to combine in some superfoods, to make the balls extra nutritious and more healthy.

These Almond Butter Vitality Balls turned out to be simply what I wanted. Scrumptious, nutty, and tremendous candy. Excellent bite-sized deal with that’s energizing too.

Afternoon snack. Pre-workout. Put up-workout. Tenting. Lunchbox. Hikes. Street journeys… These balls are good for each event.

Why must you do that?

Every thing about these almond butter balls is completely wonderful.

  • They’re candy, nutty, and completely flavored. Tender and fudgy.
  • Healthful and significantly scrumptious.
  • They’re made with solely 6-simple pantry substances in 10 minutes.
  • They’re nutritious – filled with fibers for gut-health and weight reduction. Filled with proteins and wholesome Omega-3s.
  • They’re made with out added sugars. Low in energy, kids-friendly and really satisfying.
  • Excellent on a regular basis snack for the entire household.

Components used

To make these almond vitality balls, you will want solely 6 substances which are quite common in everybody’s pantry.

Almond Butter Energy Balls ingredients
  • Almonds. They’re nutritious, scrumptious and so wholesome. Loaded with proteins and wholesome Omega 3’s, they do wonders for our coronary heart well being. Almonds are additionally filled with highly effective antioxidants, together with vitamin E, and important however deficiant mineral magnesium. 
  • Almond butter. I used pure creamy almond butter.
  • Medjool dates. They have a wealthy, nearly caramel-like style and a comfortable, chewy texture. Dates bind substances collectively but in addition give a pure sweetness.
  • Flax seeds. Flax seeds are filled with Omega-3s wich improves temper, boosts immunity, and fights irritation. Additionally, flax seeds are filled with fibers. Including flax seeds made almond balls extra nutritious.
  • Maca powder. It is a superfood identified to spice up temper, vitality, and stamina. (1) If you happen to don’t love maca or haven’t got it you may simply skip it on this recipe. However I extremely suggest you purchase maca powder and begin utilizing it. 
  • Vanilla extract.
Almond Butter Energy Balls served in a bowl

Tips on how to make Almond Butter Vitality Balls

To make vitality balls, you will want meals processor or chopper. Aside from that, the recipe is fairly simple.

  • Begin with getting ready and measuring all of the substances. I like to make use of measuring cups.
  • Put Medjool dates in a bowl and soak in scorching water for a couple of minutes. Drain, and reserve the water!
  • Take a high-speed meals processor and put all substances. Be aware: add soaked dates first for simpler mixing.
  • Combine every thing on excessive pace for a couple of minutes till the dough is fashioned.
  • Don’t fret if the dough appears dry at first. Simply proceed mixing. Dates will launch juices and make it sticky. Scrap down the dough with a spatula if wanted.
  • After two minutes, cease the blending and examine texture by pinching the dough between your fingers. It ought to be sticky and in a position to hold its form.
  • If the combination is simply too dry, add a little bit of resrved scorching water from dates (only a teaspoon). Combine once more and examine the feel. 
  • At this level, it is good concept to style the dough. These almond butter vitality balls are mildly candy, so in case you really feel such as you want a bit extra sweetness, be happy so as to add some sweetener. (See “Recipe ideas” part for sweetener suggestion). Be sure you combine the dough once more after including the sweetener.
  • Utilizing a spoon, scoop out the dough and roll between your palms to type slightly ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Place balls on a plate, serving tray or in an hermetic container and refrigerate to harden.
  • It makes 22 bite-sized balls. The really useful serving dimension is 2 balls.
Almond Butter Energy Balls served in a bowl


  • You should use creamy or crunchy almond butter right here.
  • You may substitute flax seeds with floor chia seeds or hemp seeds. 
  • You may substitute Medjool dates with common dates (Deglet Noor). Common dates are smaller than Medjool dates, so that you may want to make use of extra, 12-14 dates for this recipe.

Suggestions for storing

  • Hold vitality balls coated in air-tight meals container within the fridge for as much as 7 days.
  • To freeze: Place the balls in a zip-lock bag. Hold within the freezer for as much as 3 months. Thaw for five minutes on the room temperature earlier than utilizing.
Almond Butter Energy Balls served in a bowl

Recipe ideas

  • Use a high-speed meals processor to make sure every thing combine nicely.
  • If almond butter is simply too arduous, microwave it for a couple of seconds to melt.
  • Be sure you use pure almond butter, with out added sugars, oils or salt.
  • Be sure you grind flax seeds earlier than utilizing them. Grinding flax seeds is one of the simplest ways to take advantage of their well being advantages.
  • If you happen to discover that the combination is simply too dry and crumbly, add a little bit of reserved date water, only a teaspoon. NOTE: Add water little by little and examine the dough.
  • If you happen to by chance add an excessive amount of water and dough seems to be too mushy, simply add extra almonds.  
  • Further sweetener suggestion:
    • I like to recommend utilizing date syrup, uncooked honey or maple syrup.
    • Stevia, or any low-carb sweetener is okay too. That is completely based mostly in your desire.
  • If you happen to’re including liquid sweetener, then there is no want so as to add date water. Sweetener will bind the dough and make the combination sticky.


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