Key Lime Pie Energy Balls

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks
Key Lime Energy Bites

We’ve got a Key- Lime- Pie-inspired recipe that packs in the protein and the flavor to create 12 delicious energy-filled balls. With a few simple ingredients, these Key Lime Pie Energy Balls are a delicious option for an easy, make-ahead snack that you can grab on your way out the door!

If you’re a pie lover, whip up these energy balls for a taste of key lime bliss and a whole lot of nutritional value. Complete with cashews, almonds, dates, lime juice, lime zest and crushed graham crackers, these energy bites are the real deal. Use a food processor to combine the almond and cashews, and add in the dates, lime juice and lime zest—a sticky dough should form. Simply roll your key lime dough into 12 (1-inch) balls, and pop them in the refrigerator in an airtight container to harden.

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This recipes yields 12 energy balls, and two balls count as one serving. Each serving clocks in at 244 calories and counts as one PowerFuel, one SmartCarb and one Extra on your Nutrisystem meal plan. While these Key Lime Pie Energy Balls are Nutrisystem-approved and packed with nutritional value, it’s still important to log all of your daily intake in the NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your weight loss goals. You can easily log your Key Lime Energy Balls right here in the NuMi app >

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Servings: 6 (2 energy balls)

Calories per Serving: 244

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup raw cashew pieces
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • 1½ cups pitted dates
  • 2 Tbsp. key lime juice
  • Zest of 2 key limes
  • 1 graham cracker, crushed

Directions:

  1. Add cashews and almonds to a food processor. Pulse until nuts are finely chopped.
  2. Add the dates, lime juice and lime zest. Pulse until a sticky dough is formed.
  3. Shape the mixture into small balls (about 1 inch). Roll in graham cracker crumbs.
  4. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.