Choco-Mint Energy Balls

 12 balls  10 min prep, 10 min cooking  14 g / ball

Sweet to perfection, these energy balls will remind you of the mint flavored chocolates often available on winter Holidays. Chia seeds bring a nice texture and an interesting amount of healthy fats (omega-3) while oats contribute to the consistence and will provide you with long-lasting energy.


  • ½ cup (125 ml) chopped dates
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) water
  • ½ cup (125 ml) quick oats
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) cocoa
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) chia seeds
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) mint extract*

*Can be replaced by fresh or dried mint leaves. Adjust quantity to taste.


  1. In a small pot, bring dates and water to boil and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Let it cool down for a few minutes.
  3. Add the other ingredients and mix well.
  4. Roll into balls.
  5. Pack for your next adventure!
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