April 11, 2023

Quick and Easy Recipes: Date Energy Balls


Looking for quick and easy recipes? Nut butter, dates and seeds rolled in coconut make for a sweet snack that you can take on the go or enjoy at home!

Quick and easy recipes

These are simple and delicious energy bites to have on hand for those busy days! Prep a batch ahead of time and store them for a convenient snack. They will be a hit with everyone in your life (if you decide to share, that is).

Most date balls are overly sweet – not this recipe!

Date Energy Balls


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup hemp seed
  • 1/4 cup flax seed
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes


  1. Soak pitted dates in hot water for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Drain dates, add to food processor with pecans and nut butter and mix, mix, mix!
  3. Add oats, hemp seeds and flax seeds to food processor. Keep mixing until well combined. Making sure to give the hard working food processor breaks every few minutes so it doesn’t overheat!
  4. Roll balls into crushed coconut flakes. Voila! Your date balls are ready.

Serve them right after or store them in an airtight container in fridge for up to 1 week.

Quick and easy recipes

Have you read our article on Intuitive Eating over the holidays? It is a must-read and has tons of tangible takeaways for navigating food freedom during the holiday season.

Quick and Easy Recipes: The Takeaway

Having quick and easy recipes on hand that you enjoy is a great way to support your Intuitive Eating journey. Remember, your meals and nutrition don’t need to be complicated!

If you’re looking to schedule a free discovery call to learn more about working with an intuitive eating dietitian and finally finding the food freedom you deserve, click here. We would be honored to work together with you to heal your relationship with food and be your best self!

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