Cacao And Turmeric Energy Balls

15 min 12 servings


224 Kcal
13.7g Fat
25.6g Carbs
20.9g Net Carbs
16.4g Sugars
4.2g Protein

These are so good yet so easy to make. DAIRY-FREE, PALEO, and most importantly ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, these energy balls are packed with goodness. Walnuts are great for brain function, full of protein and good fats, dates are a natural anti-fungal so they help fight bad bacteria in the gut, raw cacao is full of antioxidants, iron, and magnesium and turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties.


  • 1.5 cup or 150g of raw walnuts
  • 9 Medjool pitted dates
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • optional: roasted chopped hazelnut


  1. Put the walnuts, dates, turmeric, and cacao in a food processor. Blend for 4 to 5 minutes, until the ingredients form a paste.
  2. Roll into small balls in the palm of your hands.
  3. Optional: roll Ren balls into the chopped roasted hazelnuts for a healthy “Ferrero Rocher” effect.
  4. These are delicious as a snack at any time of the day. Pre or post-workout. With a cup of tea or coffee. At home or on the go. Enjoy!


Yalda is a globally-recognized gut health and inflammation expert and the founder of Eat Burn Sleep.

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