Flaxseed and Chia Energy Balls

HAPPY 2017 everyone!

I am finally back and excited to start this new year with some great ideas and tips. Took me awhile to get back into the groove of things, but I have a feeling 2017 is going to be amazing. 🙌🏼 We have had many changes with our family this past year. A couple big ones are that we moved across country ✈️ and had our third little one. 👶🏻 With all that, my energy has been pretty low. So I decided to make some non-caffeinated, but effective yummies to help my mood and tummy. Needed something to keep up with all the kiddos 👦🏻👦🏻👶🏻.

I had these yummy energy balls (or bites) once at a friend’s house and loved them! It’s a great hit with the kids too, especially when you need or they want a quick afternoon snack. (Helps my toddler stay awake as I am trying to get him to skip his nap now so he can sleep earlier 😉).

Hope enjoy you these bites as much as we do!


  • 1/2 cup of organic flaxseed 
  • 1 cup of rolled oats 
  • 1/2 cup of almond butter (or another kind of nut butter) 
  • 1/3 cup of honey
  • 1 tbsp of organic chia seeds 
  • 1 tsp of vanilla 
  • 1/2 cup of mini semi-sweet chocolate (can’t forget the chocolate! ) 


  1. Mix it all in a mixing bowl 
  2. Take a spoon and scoop up a size of a ping pong ball
  3. Roll in between your hands 
  4. Place balls on a tray to put in freezer for 20 minutes 
  5. Then you can transfer them in a smaller container  
  6. Freshness will last up to 6 weeks or so (but they are so yummy it probably won’t last too long 🙂







2 responses to “Flaxseed and Chia Energy Balls”

  1. Susan P. Cooper Avatar

    Very cool recipe – I’ll need to give this a try. 😊

    1. Maxine Avatar

      Yes! Super yummy! The kids love it…I have to stop them from eating too much 🙂

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