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Coconut Lime Energy Balls {vegan, gluten-free, paleo, sugar-free}

The perfect snack for when you need an energy boost. There is no sugar at all, refined, fruit or fake.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: British
Servings: 15 balls
Calories: 145kcal


  • 150 g cashew nuts
  • 150 g unsweetened desiccated coconut + 50g extra for rolling
  • 50 g sesame seeds
  • Juice and zest of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons hemp protein powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  • First scatter the cashew nuts on a baking tray and roast in the oven for 10 minutes at 170°C.
  • Then place the roasted cashews in a food processor with the desiccated coconut and sesame seeds and blitz for about 10 minutes or until nice and runny.
  • Pour into a large mixing bowl and stir in the lime zest and juice, the hemp protein powder, vanilla extract and sea salt until the mixture thickens.
  • Leave to stand for at least ten minutes then roll into 15 x 30g balls, then roll in the extra desiccated coconut to coat.
  • They can be eaten immediately or stored in the fridge for about a week.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.6mg