Energy Balls

Author: Natasha Hermann

Looking for a quick snack on the go? These energy balls are a healthy and delicious snack as you head out the door! Make this snack with your favourite ingredients, you can substitute honey for maple syrup for a vegan option and skip the peanut butter for a school-safe treat for your kids! Check out the recipe and demonstration video below! For more recipes check out our Avonlea Cookbook!

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Freeze Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

Total Time:

5 minutes

Serving Size:

20 balls

Inspired By:


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 cups oats
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter or peanut-free alternative

The rest can be substituted for your favorite ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup mixed nuts


  1. Mash the banana with a fork.
  2. Mix all of your ingredients together and mix well.
  3. Roll the mixture into bite-sized balls. The best way to do this is to dampen your hands before rolling each ball.
  4. Place in a closed container and freeze for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!


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