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Quinoa Power Balls

These quinoa power balls are a great healthy snack that is perfect for school lunchboxes.
Course Snack
Cuisine Quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 316kcal
Author Wendy Polisi


  • ¾ cup dried cherries
  • ¾ cup pitted dates
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pepitas pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 4 plain brown rice cakes
  • ½ cup quinoa flakes
  • 1 cup honey or brown rice syrup
  • ½ cup almond butter slightly warmed
  • cup sesame seeds


  • Place cherries, dates, sunflower seeds, pepitas, chia seeds, rice cakes and quinoa flakes in a food processor. Process until crumbly. Add honey and almond butter and process until well combined.
  • Place sesame seeds in a shallow bowl. Use a tablespoon measure to form processed mixture into balls. Roll in sesame seeds and place on a parchment lined dish. Place in refrigerator until serving.


This recipe is vegetarian and vegan friendly.


Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 2.3mg