Need a pick-me-up in the morning, or help getting through that mid-afternoon slump!?! Ditch the coffee and grab a couple of these power balls to give you that extra boost of energy! Maca powder has long been used to increase energy and stamina but unlike coffee, in a non-caffeinated way that does not stress your adrenal glands. These fellas make a great pre-gym snack too :)
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Makes approx. 21 balls
1 cup of raw almonds
1 cup + 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut shreds
1/2 cup soft medjool dates (about 8), pitted
1/4 cup of water
2 Tbsp red maca powder
1 Tbsp coconut nectar (or honey, agave, maple syrup – your choice!)
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/8 tsp sea salt
Nutritional Info per ball
116 Calories, 8g Carbs, 3g Protein, 8g Fat, 30mg Sodium, 5g Sugar
Please Note: Nutritional info is gathered from MyFitnessPal and may not always be 100% accurate. It is meant to be used as a reference only.