Smartest Matcha Energy Balls

The perfect solution when you need a quick energy boost after a workout

Smartest Matcha Energy Balls
Photo: Kathy Smart

Matcha is loaded with antioxidants to help fight off free radicals and it promotes a feeling of calm. Enjoy these delicious matcha energy balls after a workout or when you need a quick energy boost.

Makes 24


  • 1 cup fresh Medjool dates
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp. matcha powder & 1 tsp. for rolling
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt


Add dates, pecans, cocoa, vanilla and sea salt to a food processor and process until everything becomes a sticky ball (you may need to add 1-2 Tbsp. water to help).

Roll into 24 small balls and dust with more matcha powder. Store in refrigerator for up to two weeks or freeze to enjoy later.

Nutrition facts per ball: Calories 60; protein 1.4g; fat 2.8g; carbs 8.8g.