Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!


Food Monster - Recipes

Chocolate Energy Bliss Balls [Vegan]

Scrumptious little energy balls that will help keep your energy levels high, while boosting your body with an array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They're also sweet chocolatey and who can argue with that?

Chocolate Energy Bliss Balls [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan


  • 1 cup Medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw pecans
  • 2 teaspoon peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • 1-2 tablespoons raw cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave nectar (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • Raw cacao, for dusting


  1. In a food processor, add the nuts, desiccated coconut, raw cacao nibs, and pumpkin seeds. Blend for approximately 10 seconds until broken down into tiny pieces.
  2. Add the raw cacao and salt and blend twice to ensure thoroughly mixed.
  3. Add the dates, peanut butter, coconut oil, and agave and blend. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides from time to time. Blend until all ingredients are mixed and a squishy big ball forms. Feel the consistency of the mixture. If it’s too dry, and a tiny bit more coconut oil, or a little more nuts if the consistency is too moist. You’ll be able to tell while blending, the mixture should slowly start to all stick together.
  4. Once you’re happy with the mixture, rub a bit of coconut oil in your hands. This is the best way to roll balls without the mixture sticking to your fingers and palm of your hands.
  5. Roll your balls into the preferred size, by rolling smaller balls you’ll get a greater yield.
  6. Dust with raw cacao and allow to set in the fridge overnight or freezer for 3 hours.


Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.






Taryn is a health and wellness enthusiast who has a passion for creating, capturing and sharing delicious plant-based recipes. She is a self-taught blogger, food stylist and photographer, and a qualified Wellness Facilitator. Her path to wellness embarked with a nearly fatal diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes. She changed her lifestyle, adopted a sugar-free, plant-based diet, detoxified her body and mind and continues to thrive, inspiring others through her blog Wellness with Taryn.



Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

Candy Corn [Vegan]

Homemade Dairy-Free Treats for the Tricksters

Baked Penne With Spicy Rose Sauce [Vegan]

25 Sauces That Make Any Meal More Enticing

#5under5: Nightmare-Worthy Bloody Coconut Raspberry Monster Eyeballs [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

#5under5: Nightmare-Worthy Bloody Coconut Raspberry Monster Eyeballs [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Red Lentil and Butternut Squash Burgers [Vegan]

Red Lentil and Butternut Squash Burgers [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

9 comments on “Chocolate Energy Bliss Balls [Vegan]”

Click to add comment
Judy Shivers
9 Months Ago

Mmmm, looks good

Shelley Morris
9 Months Ago

Fionnuala Morris-Conlon..yum..try these..

Melinda Hall
9 Months Ago

Nanda we need to make these!!

How We Make Our Pets Sick
9 Months Ago

Will be trying these-thanks.

Michaela Bergkofer
9 Months Ago

Vanessa Helberg

Jodie Wiggins
9 Months Ago

Rosie Fitzhenry

Deb Roach
9 Months Ago

Don Roach

Kay Dee
9 Months Ago

Thank you! I use a lot of your recipes and they're always amazing and delicious.

Stephanie Rossi
9 Months Ago

Look tasty


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Follow us on

Do Not Show This Again


Submit to OneGreenPlanet

Terms & Conditions ×