Low-Cal Carrot Cake Energy Balls

Posted by Beni Cook

All the flavours of carrot cake but without the guilt and the hassle of baking for hours.
Packed with flavour these Low-Cal Carrot Cake Energy Balls make a healthy and delicious no-bake snack or a sweet treat that contains no added sugar!



48 Cal | 1.7 Fats | 8.2 Carbs | 0.9 Protein



• 1 cup pitted dates
• ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
• ¼ cup chopped pecans
• ¼ cup chia seeds
• 2 medium carrots (about 4 oz. total), finely chopped
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
• ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
• ¼ teaspoon all spice
• ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
• ¼ teaspoon salt
• Pinch of ground pepper



1) Combine dates, oats, pecans, and chia seeds in a food processor; pulse until well combined and chopped.
2) Add carrots, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, salt, and pepper; process until all ingredients are well chopped and a paste begins to form.
3) Roll the mixture into balls using a scant 1 Tbsp.

These will keep in an air tight container in the fridge for up to one week. Or freeze for up to 3 months.

Beni Cook
Beni Cook is the Head Personal Trainer and Founder of Beyond Best. Beni is a health and fitness expert who develops individualised exercise programs that will meet your own short and long-term objectives, while providing information, advice and encouragement that will enable you to lead your healthiest life, every day.

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