Are you an energy ball aficionado? If so, these foolproof no bake balls are super quick to throw together, and filled with good-for-you ingredients to make for a quick portable breakfasts or snack.

Makes: Varies

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 in the fridge


1 Cup Medjool dates (approx 10, no pip) - if they look dry rinse in water & dry thoroughly

1 Cup oats

1 Tsp chia seeds, plus extra to coat

1 Tsp flax seeds

2 Tbsp smooth peanut butter

1 Tbsp crunchy peanut butter

1 Cup ruffly chopped dark chocolate (cocoa % is up to you)

Drizzle of maple syrup (depends how sweet your tooth is, and what % chocolate you use.)


In a mixer quickly blitz the dates until they form some kind of paste

Then add all the other ingredients and blitz into a well combined mixture

If your mixture is dry once all combine, either use a little hot water, or add some more maple syrup to wet, in order to combine and form into balls.

Form your desired size balls and cover with chia seeds for extra crunch.

Place in the fridge for around 30 minuets to harden.

These balls are a great pop of energy and store well in an airtight container, or in the freezer, (defrost before eating!)