Orange Bliss Energy Balls

by Hameesha
16 16
10 min

Orange bliss energy balls is a healthy snack refreshing with orange and sweetened with dates and packed with protein.

Different from most traditional energy bites these sweet citrus punched energy bite are great for sping and very refreshing grab and go snack for the coming summer months.


Cashews : Cashews are rich in fats and creamy.Replace with almonds if needed.

Almonds : Almonds are used to cut the portion of cashews in this recipe, feel free to use cashews if desired.

Dates : Dates are the source of sweetness in this recipe. Use Medjool dates as they are softer.

Shredded Coconut : Use Unsweetened coconut, used to coat the balls. adds extra texture to the energy bites.

Chia Seeds : Add Chia seeds for the extra protien.

Orange Juice : Adds Refeshing sweet citrusly taste to the energy balls. Replace with lemon juice for more tangy flavor.

Orange Zest : Add natural flavour to the energy balls.


Start by processing the dates in a food processor/blender until pulsed to small pieces. Add in Almonds pulse for 5- 6 pulses and add in cashews. Pulse for 2 – 3 times till everything is combined. Add in the lemon/orange juice, zest and chia seeds and mix together. Ball small bite sized balls and refridgerate for 1 hour. Roll in shredded unsweetened coconut and store in the fridge for up to a week in an airtight container.

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  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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  • 1 cup Dates Medjool
  • ½ cup Cashews
  • ½ cup Almonds
  • 2 Tbs Orange juice
  • ½ - 1 tsp Orange Zest
  • 2 Tbs Chia Seeds
  • ¼ cup dessicated coconut unsweetened

Coarsely blend Dates , almonds , cashews in a food processor or blender. Combine together.
Add orange juice , zest, chia seeds and mix to form as a dough. Scoop into small portion sized balls and roll in dessicated coconut.
Store in refridgerator in an air tight container for upto a week.
  • Note : Use Lemon juice and lemon zest if you prefer more tangy flavor.
  • If the dates are hard soak in hot water for a few minutes for easier blending.
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  • Lisa Martin Lisa Martin on Sep 02, 2021

    I would love to try these, but I am not a fan of dates. What would you suggest I use instead of dates?

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    • Hillary Jo Hillary Jo on Sep 01, 2022

      Have you tried dried figs? Hydra in warm water for 15 minutes and whirl away!!

  • Gfr21017353 Gfr21017353 on Sep 01, 2022

    These sound delish! Is there anyway to add more protein to them?