Go Faster Food Seed & Apricot Energy Ball Recipe

This is Kate's original recipe for energy balls from the best-selling book 'Go Faster Food'

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Dried fruit, rich in fibre, vitamins and essential minerals, and packed with natural sugars to revitalise the body with a quick nutrient-rich energy boost, ‘mushed’ up in the food processor with a variety of seeds, brimming with heart-friendly unsaturated fats.

Try one of these balls to boost energy before exercise, or to keep you going during long workouts or hikes.

Ingredients to make 20 balls

  • 50g soft, pitted dates, chopped

  • 60g soft dried apricots, chopped

  • 80g sultanas

  • 1 tbsp milled chia seeds

  • 40g pumpkin seeds

  • 20g sunflower seeds

  • 1 tsp runny honey

  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds or golden flaxseed to coat


  1. Place all the seeds into a food processor and whizz until finely chopped. Add the dried fruit and whizz again until the mixture starts to stick together.

  2. Add the honey and combine.

  3. Roll into small balls in the palm of your hands, about 1 ½ cm in diameter,

  4. Pour the sesame seeds or flaxseed into a small bowl and then roll each ball to cover completely. (You can use desiccated coconut if you prefer). These will keep for a couple of weeks stored in a plastic bag or airtight container.

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Nutrition per ball

  • Energy (kcal) 51

  • Carbohydrate (g) 6.4 (of which sugars (g) 4.3)

  • Protein (g) 1.4

  • Fat (g) 2.5 (of which saturates (g) 0)

  • Salt (g) 0.25

  • Fibre (g) 1.4

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