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Energy Almond Butter Balls

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Energy Almond Butter Balls | Nutrition Stripped Society

This Simple in 7 recipe is a special edition! Say hello to Energy Almond Butter Balls, one of the most popular and my personal favorite recipes from the Winter 2016 meal plans from the Nutrition Stripped Society. I created the Society to help make your life easier when it comes to meal planning, saving your mental energy that comes along with thinking and contemplating food choices, what to cook, how to organize a grocery list, and so much more. The feedback has been better than I imagined and I’m constantly asking the members what else I can do to help make their life easier, what resources I can add, etc.; because at the end of the day it’s for you– that’s all that matters, right!? Back to these AB balls…

Try saying Almond Butter Balls three times or just over and over because you’re speaking into a camera under studio lights–you’ll end up with hilarious bloopers which I’ll be sharing soon but instead here’s a little clip from the cooking videos you get as a member and to help show you how to makes these bad boys!

4.6 from 5 reviews
Energy Almond Butter Balls from the Society
Serves: 30-60
An exclusive recipe from the Nutrition Stripped Society, energy almond butter balls loaded with healthy fats, fiber, carbohydrates, and protein for an on the go snack.
  • 1 cup rolled oats, ground into a fine-coarse flour
  • 1 cup almonds, coarsely ground
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder, optional
  • heaping ½ cup organic almond butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Pinch of sea salt
  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the oats and almonds first and grind into a fine flour, then add almond butter, coconut oil, and all remaining ingredients.
  2. Mix with the processor or blender until combined and form into balls with your hands, put them in the refrigerator until chilled and hardened and enjoy.
  3. Store in an airtight glass container in the fridge for 2 weeks or up to a month in the freezer, thaw before serving if frozen.
Depending if you use a teaspoon or a couple tablespoons- you can make 30-60 energy balls, respectively.

I hope you all enjoy this recipe as much as we do! AND a huge thank you to all the Society members who are absolutely incredible- you guys have surpassed my vision about how you’re connecting with each other, becoming friends, sharing stories, it’s pretty amazing to witness and play a small part in your story. Watch what the Society is here and sign up for the free NS newsletter to be the first to get a sneak peek at some exciting insider perspectives on the NS Society.


You don’t have to enjoy this only when you’re feeling low, you can have it year round which is especially great for kickstarting your digestive system in the morning. I hope you give this one a go! Leave a comment and rate it, rating helps me continue to improve recipes for you. I love seeing what you come up with so don’t forget to take a picture and tag it #nutritionstripped on Instagram!

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xx McKel


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  • Brigid

    These look great! Do you have nutrition info?

    • McKel Hill

      Great question- check out my FAQ page where/how-to you can find the nutrition information for each recipe.

  • Cherie

    These sound great! Can’t wait to make some. Thanks!

    • McKel Hill

      Enjoy, Cherie!

  • Audra

    Yummy! Any suggestions for a sub for the cocoa? My son and I are both allergic to cocoa, and I’m never sure what to sub for this. Thanks!!

  • Katelyn

    Cannot WAIT to try these!! Is there an alternative for almond butter that is equally nutritious?!

    • McKel Hill

      Thanks Katelyn, you can use sunflower seed butter or peanut butter if you like!

  • Cassie

    Sounds like they will taste wonderful. Can’t wait to make them.

    • McKel Hill

      Hope you enjoy it Cassie! So yummy 😉

  • Cristina Aroche

    Omg these look so good! And such simple ingredients. Love coming here for inspiration 🙂 Will definitely be trying these. Thanks McKel!

    • McKel Hill

      So glad you enjoyed these Cristina! xx M

  • Moira

    This looks delicious! Any ideas for people who are allergic to nuts?

    Thanks McKel!

    • McKel Hill

      Simply use seeds like sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds 😉 Hope you enjoy them Moira!

  • Meagan

    Can I use dates instead of maple syrup? These look great!

    • McKel Hill

      Yes, just be mindful of the texture and add a touch more water since maple syrup gives it a thin consistency!

  • Estee

    This looks Delilah and may make some this weekend. 🙂 my son is nut allergic, any suggestions on a nut free variation? I always get stumped with that…

    • Estee

      Seeing the earlier post on the same topic… Sorry!

    • McKel Hill

      Great question Estee- when in doubt with nuts, you can always use seeds! Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and tahini are my go-to’s for a nut free version 😉

      • Estee

        Morning! And thanks McKell 🙂

  • Soni

    I’m 100% sure I somehow made this wrong because I only got 20, or less, tablespoons worth of it ???? It also doesn’t help that they kept crumbling when I tried to form them

  • Soni

    Oh, but! Nonetheless they are absolutely delicious! I love to have one or two after when I’m hurrying to get ready for work after a workout!

    • McKel Hill

      Glad you enjoy these Soni!


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