Lemon Drop Energy Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 0 min 12
Lemon Drop Energy Balls
Health Rating


1 1/4 cup Cashew nuts, raw
10 date pitted Medjool date
1/4 cup Coconut, shredded, unsweetened (first amount)
1 tbsp Coconut oil
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon peel (zest)
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1/4 cup Coconut, shredded, unsweetened (for rolling)


1. Place the cashews in a food processor, and mix until roughly ground so that only tiny pieces remain. Remove from food processor and set aside.

2. In your food processor, mix together the dates, ¼ cup (60 mL) coconut, coconut oil and lemon rind and mix until the dates are mashed.

3. Add the ground cashews and lemon juice and process until a ball of dough starts to form.

4. Remove dough from food processor and, with your hands, roll into ping-pong sized balls, then roll in shredded coconut.

5. Store in the fridge in an air-tight glass container for up to two weeks.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 179
Calories from fat 83
Calories from saturated fat 25.8
Total Fat 9.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 3.1 mg
Potassium 248 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 14.5 g
Protein 3.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.5

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