we all need an infusion of energy at some point during the day, whether it’s midmorning, that dreaded afternoon slump or after a punishing workout. Coffee is one solution; a fistful of M&M’s is another. (Though we don’t recommend that option!) For something more nutritious that has a little staying power, grab for your balls.

Energy balls are all the rage among the fitminded crew. Their simple, whole-food ingredients deliver clutch nutritional value and, what’s more, they’re a cinch to make. Just whirl together a few ingredients in your food processor, roll ’em up and girl — you got balls!




Who said energy bites have to be sweet? These balls are gluten-free, low-sugar and perfect for on-the-go snacking. Chickpeas may seem like a strange ingredient, but they keep your balls moist, add extra fiber and protein, and help bind everything together. The sunflower seeds

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