Sunshine Vitamin D Energy Balls

Beautiful food photography: a tray of bitesized energy balls packed with Vitamin D and perfect for snacking. Recipe made using Tetley Super Herbal Sunshine tea.

These bite-size boosts of energy are perfect as a quick breakfast or to have on hand as an on-the-go snack.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes 
Total time: 15 minutes (+ 10 minutes standing time)
Makes: 26

Ingredients

  • 4 Super Herbal Sunshine bags – Lemon & Orange tea bags
  • 2 cups (500 mL) large-flake oats 
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) toasted shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) – chia seeds 
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) honey
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) nut butter

Directions

  1. Remove contents from tea bags. Combine with oats. 
  2. In a large bowl, soak dates in hot water for about 10 minutes or until softened. Drain well. Transfer to food processor. Pulse until smooth. 
  3. Add oat mixture, coconut, chia seeds, honey, and nut butter to food processor; pulse until mixture comes together. 
  4. Shape tablespoonfuls into balls and enjoy. 

Tips

  • Energy balls can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.