Do you need a fast snack? These protein-rich, nutrient-dense nutty balls recipes are ideal for snacking throughout the week.
Combine your favorite healthy nutty ball ingredients in a food processor, pulse until smooth, roll into a ball, and enjoy. Here is my favorite recipe, as well as a base recipe from which you can get creative and depart. These Balls are a densely nutritious snack made up of dried fruit, nut butter, seeds, and other ingredient add-ins in a small power packed ball. They have the flavor of dessert but are truly healthy.
They’re the healthy and delicious snack to make at the start of every week. These moreish nutty balls require only seven ingredients and less than twenty minutes to prepare. Use the recipe as it is, or add some of the suggested add-ins to make it your own. Nuts are among the best sources of plant-based proteins. Nuts are well-known for their delicious taste and convenience, but that isn’t the only reason for their popularity.
Nuts come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Almonds, pistachios, cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts, and other nuts are commonly found in raw mixed nuts. They’re easy to find in practically any grocery store or petrol station, and they’re loaded with nutrients. Nuts are nutrient-dense food that provides majority of the vitamins and minerals our body requires.
Easy Nutty Balls
Give yourself a boost of energy and vitamins through these high-protein nutty balls.
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds roasted
- 1/2 cup raw peanuts
- 1/2 raisins
- 1/2 cup almond nuts roasted
- 1/2 cashew nut roasted
- 1/2 cup apricot
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
Blend all nuts and seeds individually
Then blend raisins, apricot, salt, and cinnamon until smooth.
Now add the blended seeds and nuts into the blender with dried fruits and mix well.
Keep the mixture chunky or smooth according to how you like it.
Make them into small or medium balls, and you can store them in a jar.
According to the size of the nutty energy ball, you can make more if it's smaller and less if they are larger in size. On an average of between 2 - 3 cm / 0.75-1.2 inches, you will have energy nutty 24-26 balls.