Lemon Coconut Energy Balls

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Easy to travel with. Super lemon-y. Naturally sweet. LOTS of coconut. Packed with healthy superfoods. Basically the perfect cheeky summer snack for hot days at the beach or by the pool.



  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (or agave/brown rice syrup)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (or vanilla extract)
  • extra coconut for rolling in


  1. In a food processor, blend all the dry ingredients until well combined and oats are chopped up.
  2. Add in the wet ingredients and pulse until it forms into a sticky dough.
  3. Transfer mixture to a bowl and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from refrigerator and form/roll into 12 balls. You have to work the mixture and flatten it out in your hand a few times before trying to roll it but the mixture it sticky and holds well after flattening it out a few times!
  5. Roll in extra coconut if you want.
  6. Store in a airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. Enjoy!
Shannon LeparskiAbout Shannon Leparski

Shannon is a nutrition junkie and health enthusiast specializing in the plant based lifestyle. She graduated from Purdue University in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Health and Fitness and is now a recipe creator and blogger at The Glowing Fridge, where she shares her colorful, nourishing creations and offers nutrition tips plus helpful information along the way. Shannon's passion for promoting the plant based lifestyle has blossomed since her transition to going vegan, as she was able to heal her acne and develop healthy glowing skin. Her journey led her to create 'The Glow Effect', an ebook about every aspect of living plant based including why it's optimal for your goddess glow and digestion, how to transition, what to expect, what to eat and more. She lives to inspire, motivate, create and flourish from this abundant plant fueled life!

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