The following recipe is from Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky’s cookbook Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.

We made this delicious energy ball with our Matcha, finding it was a good source of energy and filling too.  Try using our Matcha Mint for an added fresh taste!


  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup dates (Deglet Noor variety)
  • 3/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2 T virgin coconut oil
  • 1 T Matcha Green Tea Powder
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt

Dark Chocolate Coating:

  • 2 T virgin coconut oil
  • 3 T maple syrup
  • 3 T unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Combine filling ingredients in blender or food processor.  Blend on high.
  2. Form into balls; place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  3. Mix coating ingredients
  4. Dip balls into chocolate; place on baking sheet
  5. Store in refrigerator