10 healthy snack balls

10 Healthy Snack Ball Recipes and Ideas

Do you have an afterschool cooking class or a class party that has no kitchen or baking facilities? You'll love these no bake recipes!  Snack balls are easy for kids to put together so include them for children's snacks or lunchbox items.


Carob Balls

Servings: 12-15 truffles
Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

1  banana
1/3 Cup coconut oil
1/4 Cup cacao powder (gluten free)
2 Tablespoons of flax seeds
1/4 Cup carob powder
3 Cups shredded coconut
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 Cup pitted dates
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
2 Tablespoons chopped almonds

Drop the pitted dates in half a Cup of water and boil until the dates melt and turn pasty.
Dump flax seed, cacao powder, coconut oil, banana, almonds, melted dates, carob powder, shredded coconut, ground cinnamon and sea salt in a food processor. Process the mixture until it becomes smooth and pasty and starts sticking.
Form the mixture into medium sized balls and roll in coconut to finish off the preparation.

See more gluten free recipes here.

Mini Cheese Balls

Make Mini Cheese Balls - Create your favorite cheese ball recipe using a low fat or fat free cream cheese. Create mini size cheese balls with it. I made them the size of a nickel and added them to an olive tray for Christmas and they were a big hit.

Banana Balls

Banana Snack Balls- A few simple ingredients that you can make as healthy as you want

Coconut Chicken Balls

Coconut Chicken Balls- Chicken salad wrapped up in a ball and rolled in coconut! Yummy and easy  for the kids to make and put in their lunchbox. This could be made for a lunch or snack depending on the size you make the balls.

More Yummy Snack Ball Recipes

Coconut Truffle Balls
Minty Chocolate Balls
5 Minute Granola Balls
Mango Balls

Don't forget the simple ideas like using a scoop to make fruit balls.

More Snack Ideas

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List of snacks- print off and add to your fridge for a quick reference
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Snacks with 6 or less ingredients
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