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!

Filling:

  • 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

Instructions:

  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

 

Chocolate Matcha Energy Balls

A 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!
Course Snack
Cuisine Fusion

Equipment

  • Blender or Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup Shredded Coconut
  • ½ cup Dates Deglet Noor variety
  • ¾ cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 4 tbsp Virgin Coconut Oil, divided
  • 1 tbsp Matcha Powder
  • ¼ tsp Sea Salt, fine
  • 3 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 3 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Instructions
 

  • Combine coconut, dates, pumpkin seeds, 2 tbsp coconut oil, matcha and sea salt in blender or food processor.  Blend on high.
  • Form into balls; place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Mix 2tbsp coconut oil, maple syrup and cocoa powder.
  • Dip balls into chocolate; place on baking sheet.
  • Store in refrigerator.
Keyword Energy Bites, Matcha, Matcha Mint