Chocolate Tahini Energy Balls


Chocolate Tahini Energy Balls

These Chocolate Tahini Energy Balls are deliciously simple to make and loaded with antioxidants, protein and good fats with no refined sugar for healthy snacking. The wholesome, nutrient-rich ingredients in these smooth, yummy snack balls make one delicious bite that satisfies hunger!
These energy balls are simple to make and are the best healthy snack for at home or on-the-go! A variety of nuts, seeds, and other superfoods are combined to make bars packed full of nutrients. Making them at home with whole foods avoids the preservatives in store-bought protein or energy bars.
Why You’ll Love This Superfood Energy Balls Recipe
Amazing Texture! Nuts and seeds give this recipe incredible flavour while the binding ingredients make these bars so deliciously chewy!
Naturally Sweetened! You will love the natural sweetness from the dates in this recipe! Plus they contain antioxidants,minerals, and vitamins to support brain, digestive, and heart health and protect against disease. You don’t get that from sugar – nothing to see there but empty calories.
The main binding ingredient is tahini, aka sesame paste- a nutritional powerhouse, tahini contains all the essential amino acids,making it a high quality protein, plus it is rich in lecithin, vitamin E and calcium.
It is easily digestible because its high alkaline mineral content and because of its non-acid nature, tahini is an ideal protein source for people with weak digestive systems, invalids and young children, and is an excellent source of quick energy for active people and athletes.
Tahini (aka liquid gold) is made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds. It's smooth, nutty and rich, with a slightly bitter finish and an mouthfeel similar to almond or peanut butter.
These nutrient-dense balls have become my favorite snack to prepare. They cover all the bases of my snack requirements: chewy, creamy, sweet, and nutritious. And they do a fine job of keeping me away from the sweets at work every afternoon.
Whip up a batch in 10 minutes, freeze to harden, and store leftovers in the fridge so they are ready at a moment's notice. Whether it's for a pre-or post-workout energy boost, dessert, breakfast on-the-go, or to satisfy that 3 o'clock snack craving, these bite sized healthy treats are the golden ticket.
Weekly game plan: make a batch of these tahini, date,coconut energy balls. Reach for one any time snack cravings strike. Repeat as often as necessary.
Simple as that!
Course chocolate tahini eenergy balls, clean eating dessert, clean eating snack, healthy bliss balls, tahini bliss balls
Keyword chocolate tahini energy balls, clean eating dessert, clean eating snack, healthy bliss balls, tahini bliss balls


  • 1 cup coconut butter, store bought or recipe below in notes
  • 1/2 cup tahini well-stirred (or any nut butter)
  • 1/2 cup dates soaked at least 30 minutes, drained, chopped
  • 1/2 cup oats, instant or quick
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds for rolling


  • Put everything, except the sesame seeds, in a food processor and process until the mixture is smooth.
    Scoop the mixture out and make 12 (or more) tablespoon sized balls.
    Pour the sesame seeds out onto a plate and roll each energy ball over them to completely coat.
    Arrange on a tray lined with greaseproof paper and place into the fridge for a couple of hours to set.
    Then store in the fridge until hunger strikes.


For the recipe for homemade Coconut Butter go here:  Coconut Butter
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