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Healthy, Low-Cal, No-Bake Easy To Make Energy Balls!

March 1, 2016



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I’ve been hearing and reading so much about energy balls lately and I really wanted to try them.

I tried a recipe from Dr Oz.   I liked them so much!.  The only problem I had with his, was calories.  His came out to be about 150 calories. To me that seemed way too much for a little energy ball.  I figure, it’s all in what your ingredients are and your amounts.

I decided to come up with my own recipe.  I’ve made them 3 times so far.  I plan on making more next weekend.  I wanted to share my recipe with everyone.  They came out great, and I can’t wait to try more variations, and they really are pretty good.  🙂  A couple of them can do the trick.  They are filling enough, and make a great healthy snack. Especially after working out.


The recipe is pretty simple, and takes about 45 mins. to 1 hour, from start to finish.

When I made it the first time I made one single batch.  (It made about 15 -20 energy balls) When I make them now I double the recipe.  Much like a cookie recipe, as my Mom taught me, you most likely need to double it because the a lot recipes don’t make exactly the amount it says it will.  Doubled, the recipe will make  about 30 – 35 energy balls.


Healthy and Really Simple, Energy Ball Recipe!


(It made about 15 -20 energy balls)

2  1/2  Cups of oatmeal   (uncooked dry, 1 minute oats)

1 level scoop of whey protein

1/2 cup ground chia and flax seed. (Hodgson Mill brand is what I used.  A mix of both and already ground!)

2 Tsp. cinnamon

1/4 Tsp. ground ginger

2 Tsp. vanilla

1/4 Cup of finely chopped, 66%  Bakers Chocolate

1/4 to 1/3  Cup almond butter  (then the rest Smucker’s creamy natural peanut butter making  1/2 cup, combined)

3/4 cup light vanilla soy milk

(1/3 Cup of toasted walnuts chopped very fine, for rolling.)

(The chocolate is optional, as are the walnuts for rolling.)




Put all the dry ingredients together in a big bowl.  Mix until well combined.  Then add the chocolate, and mix well again.

Add the peanut butter/almond butter mixture and then vanilla soy milk.  Mix with a large spoon.

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As it becomes more moist you should be able to pinch the mixture and it should stick together, and then you can form it into 1 inch round balls.

As you make the balls, roll them in the walnuts.  (They may not stick perfectly, you can use a little pressure when rolling.  If you add a bit more milk the mixture will be more sticky and the nuts will stick better.  I added just a touch more milk the second time,  just a little, to keep the calories what I wanted them to be.

When you are finished making them just put them into an air tight type container.

I would say they should last up to 2 weeks in the fridge.  🙂

Calories: Approx. 100 calories per energy ball.


I hope you try them!.  Everyone in my family has really liked them!.





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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Dina permalink
    March 2, 2016 1:18 PM

    These look good! I’m going to try them.

    • March 2, 2016 7:08 PM

      Hi Dina!! 🙂 Hey I promise they really are good 🙂 I also, (maybe a few more calories lol ) but dip them as I eat them in a little almond butter lol 🙂 SO GOOD! 🙂 Thanks so much for reading it!! 🙂

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