Recipe for Date and Seed Power Balls


Ever feel run down during a long day at university or work and want a quick and easy but healthy snack to get you too your next meal? Power Balls are a healthy way to get you through. There is something for everyone; they are packed in healthy fruits and nuts and for those with a sweet tooth there is also some chocolate and syrup.

You will need: a blender and a fridge


  • 85g Plain Chocolate
  • 40g Sesame Seeds
  • 40g Linseeds
  • 100g Brazil Nuts (roughly chopped)
  • 140g Medjool Dates
  • 40g Goji Berries
  • 40g Cranberries
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 40g Ground Coconut
  • 6 tsp Syrup of your choice (maple/stroop)

*All of these ingredients can be found at the Market at Blaak, on Tuesday & Saturdays and at the Markthall or Albert Heijn*



  1. Chop up the Brazil Nuts, the Dates and the Chocolate.
  2. Put them in a blender and process them until they are mushed. You may need to use a spoon to move it around so that everything gets processed.
  3. Measure out 40g of Sesame Seeds and 40g of Linseeds.
  4. Add the seeds to the mix in the blender and process.
  5. Add the goji berries, cranberries and anything else you want to add and blend.
  6. Add a tablespoon of ground cinnamon and mix it in with a spoon.
  7. Add the syrup and mix everything together.
  8. Take out balls of the mixture and squish them together until they do not crumble.
  9. Roll them in coconut shavings.
  10. Leave in the fridge for a couple of hours.
  11. Try your amazing creations!



You can store the Power Balls in the Fridge for a few weeks! So make sure you eat them all by then. This won’t be hard as they are very addictive.



By Olivia Hobden


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