Ingredients:matcha coconut energy balls

  • ½ cup ground almonds (almond flour)
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 2 Tb ground roasted flax seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Matcha
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped dried fruit (figs, dates, apricots, apples, etc.–it is best if you can use stickier fruit as it will help the bites stay together)
  • 1/3 cup nut butter (almond, cashew, or hazelnut), or peanut butter
  • 2 Tb coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips or cacao nibs

For coating the Bites:

  • ½ cup unsweetened dried coconut
  • ¼ tsp Matcha


  1.  Toast the ground almonds and oats in a 300-degree oven for 10 minutes.
  2. Put the almond flour, oats, flax seed, cinnamon, and ½ tsp matcha into a large bowl.
  3. Process the dried fruit chunks in a food processor, pulsing until they are chopped fine. If the mixture gets too sticky, add a 1/2 cup of the dry ingredients to the bowl.
  4. Melt the coconut oil to a liquid and mix into the nut butter until fully incorporated.
  5. Stir the nut butter mixture and chopped fruit into the dry ingredients and mix together thoroughly.
  6. Put the bowl into the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes to let the contents cool and firm up.
  7. Add the chocolate chips or cacao nibs and roll the mixture into 1 ½ balls.
  8. Mix the dried coconut and ¼ tsp matcha together in a small bowl and roll each bite to coat it thoroughly.
  9. Store in a covered dish in the refrigerator, or in a zip-top bag in the freezer.

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