Paleo Power Balls

Missy
The Cook
4 Servings
8 Ingredients
6 Comments
Whether it's to fuel you on busy mornings or as an energizing mid afternoon snack, these Paleo Power Balls are packed with nutrient dense ingredients to help keep a little pep in your step.
4 Servings
8 Ingredients
6 Comments

Ingredients

Containers

Supplies

  • Food Processors
  • Labels

Cooking Instructions

Freeze For Later Cooking Day Directions

Easy Assembly

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Soak dates and apricots in hot water for 5 minutes. Reserve water.
  2. In a food processor, pulse together apricots, dates, salt, and nut butter until a paste is formed.
  3. Add cranberries and pulse.
  4. Add sunflower seeds and pulse just to combine.
  5. If the mixture is too dry, add 1 Tablespoon of the hot water in which the dates and apricots soaked.
  6. Form mixture into Tablespoon sized balls.
  7. Roll in coconut to coat.
  8. Flash freeze.
  9. Once frozen, divide into indicated number of freezer bags, label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

Easy Assembly

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Thaw: Countertop
  2. Enjoy cold!

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Soak dates and apricots in hot water for 5 minutes. Reserve water.
  2. In a food processor, pulse together apricots, dates, salt, and nut butter until a paste is formed.
  3. Add cranberries and pulse.
  4. Add sunflower seeds and pulse just to combine.
  5. If the mixture is too dry, add 1 Tablespoon of the hot water in which the dates and apricots soaked.
  6. Form mixture into Tablespoon sized balls.
  7. Roll in coconut to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe
4 Servings
Serving Size
4 balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories
504
Total Fat
32g
Sodium
149mg
Total Carbohydrates
56g
Fiber
7g
Protein
9g
WW+ Points
15
Zone Blocks
1 Protein 10 Fat 6 Carbs

8 Comments

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  1. 6 tsp is a lot of salt!? Am I reading it wrong? I did 3 tsp and it still is WAY to salty (i love salty even)

        1. You are reading the chart wrong. You are reading .125 cup = 6 teaspoons which is not the same as .125 of a teaspoon which is 1/8 of a teaspoon.

        2. 0.125 cups is equivalent to 6 tsp. but with regard to salt the recipes just calls for 0.125 teaspoons of it total. I hope that helps clarify. 🙂

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