Carrot Cake Energy Balls

1 min read

by Noelle Martin from Motherhood and Meals
Registered dietitian


This recipe checks ALL the boxes, and it is a great one to get kids to help with, too!



  • 1 c. (250 mL) cooked quinoa
  • 1 c. (250 mL) rolled oats
  • ⅔ (150 mL) pumpkin seeds
  • ⅔ (150 mL) natural peanut butter (or any nut/seed butter you have on hand)
  • ¼ c. (60 mL) pitted dates (or raisins)
  • ¼ c. (60 mL) honey
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) cinnamon
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped



  1. Put all ingredients into your food processor.  Blend on low speed for 1 minute, and then on high until all ingredients are mixed together.
  2. Form into balls and serve! (It is best to store leftovers in the fridge.)


Thank you to our collaborator for this delicious recipe!