This naturally sweetened treat is perfect for that dreaded 2 o’clock crash. Often this is when that sugar craving hits, and the office vending machine starts calling your name. You might not even really be hungry, rather just feeling to snack on something.

Understanding what type of hunger you are experiencing (yes, there’s more than one), is crucial to change this eating behaviour. Curious to learn more? Click HERE to download your own Three Types of Hunger resource. In the meantime, with this sweet and healthy treat in your arsenal of healthy options you can say a very easy BYE-BYE to the vending machine for good!

You Will Need…

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup medjool dates (pits removed)
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extra

Prepare the Energy Balls…

  1. Add pecans, coconut and dates into a food processor and blend for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add coconut oil, salt and vanilla extract and blend for 30 seconds. Empty contents into a bowl. Use a teaspoon and scoop 1 heaping teaspoon of the mixture into clean hands. Roll the batter until it forms a ball. Place balls a glass container, cover with a lid and store in the fridge for 1-2 hours. The energy balls will settle and form, and become perfect bite size snacks.