Coconut Almond Energy Balls

Need a pick-me-up? These easy no-bake energy balls will fuel you up and satisfy those sweet cravings.

Makes 22
Active Time: 15 minutes
Inactive Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
2/3 cup shredded coconut, toasted
1 cup gluten-free oats
1/2 cup almond butter
3 tbsp chia seed, ground
1/4 cup maple syrup
3/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
1/2 cup dried cherries
2 tbsp water

Directions:
1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except for the water. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. The mix needs time to stick together and not be dry. Add the water to moisten as needed.
2. Roll the mixture into 1–1/2 inch balls, making about 22 total.
3. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate for one week. Alternately, you can freeze them and thaw as needed.

Nutrition Facts (based on 1 energy ball):
Calories 108, Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Carbs 11g, Fiber 3g, Sugar 3g, Protein 3g, Sodium 24mg