Lemon Drop Power Balls

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 12
Lemon Drop Power Balls
Health Highlights


1 cup Cashew nuts, raw
1 1/2 cup Medjool date (10-12 dates, pitted)
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon peel (zest)
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened
2 tbsp Coconut flakes, unsweetened (for rolling)
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1 pinch Sea Salt


  1. Place cashews in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped (avoid processing or you will end up with nut butter).
  2. Add dates, vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice, sea salt, and coconut.
  3. Pulse until the mixture begins to clump.
  4. Shape mixture into bite-size balls and roll in reserved shredded coconut.
  5. Place each coated ball on a parchment-lined baking sheet and place the sheet in the fridge or freezer for about 10 minutes before serving.


Quick Tips:

  • Can be stored in the fridge for 4-5 days (if you can keep your paws off of them that long). 
  • Can also be frozen and defrosted for a few minutes prior to eating.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 197
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 35
Total Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.9 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 1.5 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Potassium 311 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Sugars 22.2 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Meat Alternative 0.4

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