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chocolate coconut energy ball recipe

Chocolate Coconut Energy Ball

These energy balls using dates are a fantastic pregnancy and postpartum snack that can be made ahead of time and frozen for quick, one-handed snacks packed with nutrition.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Snack


  • Food Processor May alternatively use a high powder blender


  • 20 Medjool pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 scoops collagen powder about 20 grams


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and blitz until the dates are broken down and the mixture starts to clump.
  • Roll the mixture into 12-20 balls while slightly squeezing the mixture together.
  • Place the balls in the fridge to firm and chill then enjoy.
  • Store in an airtight container is the fridge or freezer.


Interested in learning more about dates and what their nutrition benefits are for pregnancy and labor? Read more here
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