Almond Energy Balls

(recipe adapted from GreenSmoothieGirl)

This recipe makes for a delicious snack on which your guests can nosh. Packed full of protein, these snacks are filling and offer a boost of energy. They will leave any sweet tooth satisfied without the excessive refined sugar. Consider doubling the recipe, because these are sure to disappear quickly. Switch it up by adding coconut or semi-sweet chocolate chips. Keep this recipe on file, because these energy balls also serve as an easy post-workout snack!


  • 1/2 cup raw California almonds
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Put rolled oats into a bowl
  2. Put the cashews and the almonds into a food processor and pulse until they are roughly ground
  3. Mix them into the rolled oats
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the almond butter, peanut butter, vanilla extract and honey
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined
  6. Take spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into 1" balls
  7. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours and then serve