The Very Best Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These scrumptious bites only take ten minutes and eight ingredients to whip up. These energy balls are full of nutritious superfoods and protein-packed peanut butter. They’re the ideal snack to pop into a lunch box or munch on as an in-between-meals little something to keep the hunger pangs at bay.

2 cups pitted dates
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
1/3 cup organic peanut butter (or any other nut butter you like!)
1½ cup Superfood or protein powder
1½ cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
Pinch of sea salt

1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until a dough forms. The dough should be very sticky!
2. Using the palms of your hands, roll the dough into 1 tablespoon balls. Place on a lined baking sheet or plate and chill in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours or overnight.
3. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks or freeze.