Pantry recipe: 4-ingredient energy balls (recipe)

By The Health News Team | April 17, 2020
4-ingredient energy balls

Chips and crackers are convenient snacking options, but they’re loaded with salt, carbs and empty calories. These energy balls, courtesy of Dr. Angie Neison, a family medicine and culinary medicine doctor with Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, are filled with healthy fiber to keep you feeling fuller, longer. And they’re easy to make with only four ingredients — all common pantry staples.

Pantry recipe: 4-ingredient energy balls (recipe)


  • 1 cup dry oats

  • 1 cup pitted dates (or raisins)

  • 1 cup raw, soaked cashews (or any nut variety you have on hand)

  • 2 tablespoons almond or peanut butter



Step 1

Mix all ingredients in a food processor. Roll mixture into 12 even balls. Refrigerate and enjoy.

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