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Need a boost of energy?

Craving something sweet, this should do the trick. (You can even freeze them making it simple to grab and go.) The best thing about this recipe is that they are quick and simple to make!

Dates are a great source of fiber and can help relieve constipation. They contain many vitamins and minerals. Pecans are rich in antioxidants and contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals. Lets not forget the superfood coconut, making this delight a health-enriching treat.


Pecan Coconut Balls

Print Recipe
Course Dessert
Keyword coconut, cookies, dates, pecans, sunflower seeds
Servings 30
Calories 73.31
Author Tarah Abram


  • 2 Cups Pitted Dates
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 1 Cup Sunflower Seeds
  • Dash of Himalayan Salt
  • Shredded Coconut


  • Place the first four ingredients into blender.
  • Process on low until it begins to look like a paste.
  • Roll into balls.
  • Roll balls in the shredded coconut.
  • Chill and serve.
  • Don't be afraid to change it up with different kinds of nuts, seeds, or whatever you have on hand.


Photograph by Tarah Abram © All rights reserved.


Calories: 73.31kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.01g | Protein: 0.89g | Fat: 3.19g | Saturated Fat: 0.27g | Sodium: 5.46mg | Fiber: 1.45g | Sugar: 10.14g

Tara Abram is a designer, photographer, advocate for wellness and lifestyle coach. She is passionate about helping busy and overwhelmed moms that are wanting to transition themselves and their family's to a more holistic way of living and design a beautiful healthy lifestyle. She focuses on the areas of mind, body, and the environment that surrounds you. Learn more at www.juicylivingbydesign.com.

This recipe appeared in the August/September 2017 issue of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine on page 50; recipe and photograph by Tarah Abram.


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