Energy Nuggets

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(Makes 12)

  • 10 juicy and plump Medjool dates, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 1/4 cup peanut, almond, or cashew butter
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp organic lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup raw unsweetened cacao powder

optional toppings

  • Ground pistachios
  • Shredded unsweetened coconut
  • Cacao powder
  • Bee pollen
  • Hemp seeds


In a mixer combine dates, nut butter, vanilla bean powder, cinnamon, lemon zest, and cacao. Pulse until the mixture is sticky and a tad crumbly. Using your hands, roll the date mixture into tablespoon sized balls. Roll each ball in optional toppings.  Refrigerate for at least an hour.

1 to 2 balls per serving suggested.

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