Raw Chocolate Chia Seed Energy Balls

Raw Chocolate-Chia Seed Balls

Learn how to make an easy, delicious protein rich treat.

Raw Chocolate Chia Seed Energy Balls


  • 1½ cups pitted dates (can use Medjool dates for extra chewy), chopped finely
  • ½ cup raw Cacao powder (“Navitas Naturals”)
  • 3 tablespoons coconut nectar (“Coconut Secret”)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil (“Spectrum”)
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup chia seeds (whole or ground)*
  • 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract (“Frontier”)
  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. Place dates in a food processor until they form a paste.
  2. Add cocoa powder, coconut nectar, coconut oil, shredded coconut, chia seeds, vanilla extract and sea salt.
  3. Pulse until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Using a tablespoon to measure, roll the dough into balls. They can be eaten immediately or placed in the fridge or freezer for a chewier texture.
  5. Store in refrigerator.
* Use whole chia seeds for a crunchier texture * For additional nutritional benefit add 1 Tablespoon of Maca powder (“Navitas Naturals”)
Raw Chocolate-Chia Seed Balls Yield: 20 Pieces Print
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