Does breakfast before your 8 am not usually happen? Are you a snackaholic? Do you need a quick bite before your workout? If so, we have a solution for you. These four energy balls are a perfect pick-me-up, post-workout snack, or on-the-go breakfast.

Cranberry Coconut Energy Balls

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats old fashioned
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed
  • 3/4 cup almond butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
Lexi Clifford
Lexi Clifford

Step 1

Mix ingredients together.

Step 2

Form into balls and refrigerate.

Because not everyone loves chocolate as much as us, these cranberry coconut balls are the perfect fruit medley to jumpstart your day. The almond butter is nice break from the classic peanut butter and gives these balls a light and fluffy texture.

Quotes: “Earthy, in a good way.” “The perfect balance of carbs, sugars, and protein.”

Chocolate Mint Energy Balls

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup melted chocolate
  • 4 crushed peppermints
Lexi Clifford
Lexi Clifford

Step 1

Mix ingredients together.

Step 2

Form into balls and refrigerate.

These chocolate mint energy balls exceeded all of our expectations. This nut-free recipe was the perfect combination of chocolate and peppermint. The flavors meshed together like soulmates, perfectly complementing each other

Quotes: “A refreshingly minty way to start the morning.” “Tastes like chocolate-mint ice cream… without being ice cream."

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats old fashioned
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter creamy
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Lexi Clifford
Lexi Clifford

Step 1

Mix ingredients together.

Step 2

Form into balls and refrigerate.

As always, the classic energy ball flavor, peanut butter chocolate chip, did not disappoint. Combining all of our favorite ingredients into one recipe, it was truly a challenge to stop eating these.

Quotes: “Tastes like a chewy granola bar, but way healthier.” “I’m basically eating a guilt-free cookie for breakfast.” “Tastes like Reese's Pieces—the golden ratio of peanut butter to chocolate.”

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

  • Prep Time:10 secs
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:10 secs
  • Servings:12
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Lexi Clifford
Lexi Clifford

Step 1

Mix ingredients together.

Step 2

Form into balls and refrigerate.

While we're both obsessed with pumpkin, we agree that it should only be eaten during fall, generally in exceedingly large quantities. While the recipe for these pumpkin chocolate chip energy balls does call for peanut butter, the flavors primarily tasted in the finished product are still pumpkin and chocolate.

Quotes: “Yum, just yum." “Perfect when I’m in a hurry but need a good breakfast.” “Fall in ball.” 

Easily made in a dorm room, these energy balls are a perfect way to spice up your morning routine, avoid unhealthy snacking, and refuel after a hard workout. The ideal balance of sweet, salty, and nutritious, we're sure you'll love them.