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Pistachio & Cranberry Energy Balls

20 min

Snack

Make-ahead

On-the-go

10 ingredients or less

Freezer-friendly

Energy balls are a favourite fast snack. They're easily tossed together using a chewy base of dates, oats, and maple syrup. This combination of pistachios, cashews, cranberries and chocolate is exceptionally delicious. Enjoy as an on-the-go snack, or with a cup of tea at home!

energy balls

Total

20 min

Prep

10 min

Cook

10 min

Contains

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Roast the rolled oats and whole nuts (if not pre-roasted) on the middle rack of the oven for 8 - 10 minutes, or until lightly golden, stirring once halfway. This is optional and can be skipped if you’d prefer to speed it up.
  3. In a large bowl, add the ground flaxseeds and water. Let sit to gel.
  4. On a plate, mash the dates with a fork until smooth. Alternatively, you could use a food processor.
  5. Add the mashed dates, maple syrup, and vanilla to the bowl with the flaxseed. Mix to combine.
  6. Then add the remaining ingredients and gently toss until evenly coated. Roll into bite-sized balls. Best if let to refrigerate for 30 minutes. Enjoy!

Storage

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Nutrition info

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