5 Healthy Bliss Ball Recipes

1 out of the 5 Healthy Bliss Balls Recipe Cranberry Sunbutter Coconut Balls on a table with a bowl of oats, almonds and dates in the background.

Sharing 5 healthy bliss ball recipes that you can add to your daily meals. If you are trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, improving your eating habits is one factor to consider. Healthy snacking is an essential element of your diet and can help you stay energized as well. Whether you are looking for a mid-day snack or something to boost your energy, a healthy snack like these Bliss Balls can do a body good. Bliss balls, usually known as protein balls are one of the healthiest snacks and can be made with dates, nuts, seeds, oats, shredded coconut, spices, and so many other nutritious ingredients.

What are bliss protein balls good for?

So what are the benefits that these protein balls have to offer? Well, there are many! 

  • This bite-sized snack is filled with healthy fats as they have nuts, seeds and nut butters in them. 
  • They are high in fiber, too, as you can add a variety of fruits in it as well.
  • We all need carbs as they are an essential nutrient required by the human body. Bliss balls are an incredible source of healthy carbs, which makes them a great pre-workout snack. 
  • They also contain protein, in the most natural form due to the nuts and seeds. You can also add protein powder to boost the protein making them even better for workouts and satiety. 

The high fiber, healthy fats and protein in these bliss balls will keep you full for hours and keep your blood sugar stable.

5 Healthy Bliss Balls Recipes

There are various recipes for bliss protein balls, and you can pick any that you like. It is all about the ingredients that you put in it to make them healthier for you. Here are 5 healthy bliss ball recipes to get you started. 

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1) Blueberry Lemon Coconut Balls

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked in water for at least 1 hour
  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut (for rolling)

Mix the cashews, dates, flaxseed, blueberries, vanilla protein powder, and lemon juice in a high-speed blender. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending. 

Remove from the mixing bowl and form into small balls. Roll the balls in the shredded coconut and place them in the freezer for 30 minutes. Store the balls covered in the refrigerator until ready to eat.

  • ½ cup almond butter
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ⅓ cup ground flax seed
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs

Add all the ingredients except the cacao nibs to a blender and mix well. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending. 

Remove from the blender and place into a bowl. Add cacao nibs and mix with a spoon. Roll into balls and store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

3) Goji Sesame Balls

  • 1/3 cup goji berries
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 10 to 12 pitted dates
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Add the goji berries, tahini, vanilla protein powder, dates, sea salt, and cinnamon to a blender or food processor. Blend until well mixed. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending. 

Remove from the mixing bowl and form into small balls. Roll into the sesame seeds and store them in the refrigerator in an air-tight container.

4) Spiced Apricot Balls

  • 8 pitted dates
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

Add all the ingredients to a blender or food processor. Blend until all the ingredients are mixed well. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending. 

Form into balls and store in the refrigerator in an air-tight container.

5) Cranberry Sunbutter Coconut Balls

  • ½ cup sunflower seed butter
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender or food processor. Blend until well mixed. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending. 

Scoop out and form bite-sized balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

white ramekin bowl with chocolate almond butter cookie bliss balls.

How to include these 5 healthy bliss ball recipes:

Try these 5 healthy bliss ball recipes when you are on the go, hosting a party, going for a workout, or just hanging with the family. If you have a sweet tooth and you crave something sweet after a meal, keep a few of these bliss balls in your refrigerator. Instead of consuming loads of calories, eat these, and you will be well satisfied. 

A snack filled with healthy fats, carbs, proteins, and fiber is definitely nothing less than bliss. They indeed named it right! 

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1 out of the 5 Healthy Bliss Balls Recipe Cranberry Sunbutter Coconut Balls on a table with a bowl of oats, almonds and dates in the background.

5 Healthy Bliss Ball Recipes


  • Author: Melissa
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x

Description

Bliss balls, usually known as protein balls are one of the healthiest snacks to include with your daily meals. They are the perfect on the go healthy snack and can be made with dates, nuts, seeds, oats, shredded coconut, protein powder and spices. 


Ingredients

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Chocolate Almond Butter Cookie Balls

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/3 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs

Combine: Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix well. Remove from the blender and place into a bowl. Add cacao nibs and mix with a spoon.

Goji Sesame Balls

  • 1/3 cup goji berries
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 10 to 12 pitted dates
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Combine: Add the goji berries, tahini, vanilla protein powder, dates, sea salt, and cinnamon to a blender or food processor. Blend until well mixed. Form into small balls and roll into the sesame seeds.

Blueberry Lemon Coconut Balls

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked for at least 1 hour
  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (for rolling)

Combine: Mix the cashews, dates, flaxseed, blueberries, vanilla protein powder, and lemon juice in a high-speed blender. Roll the balls in shredded coconut and place them in the freezer for 30 minutes. 

Spiced Apricot Balls

  • 8 pitted dates
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Combine: Add all the ingredients to a blender or food processor. Blend until all the ingredients are mixed well.

Cranberry Sunbutter Coconut Balls

  • 1/2 cup sunflower seed butter
  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries

Combine: Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender or food processor. Blend until well mixed. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending.

 


Instructions

Form: Roll into bite-sized balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

Notes

  1. Add a few tablespoons of water, if you are having trouble blending.
  2. Each recipe makes about 10 bliss balls.

 

  • Prep Time: 15
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Blender

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– Melissa

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