Well-built Chocolate Mint Sunflower Seed Energy Bombs

By Jackie DeKnock  

June 18, 2020

These bombs of energy pack an energy punch and they're yummy! Oh and they're a snap to make, always on the ready.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • 20 mins

    20 mins

  • Yields: Makes 15 energy bombs


10 large dates pitted (soak in hot water to soften, then drain)

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1/4 cup raw cacao powder

¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract or food-grade essential oil, more if you LOVE mint

½ cup pumpkin seed protein powder*

2 tablespoons raw, unpasteurized honey

1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt

4-6 tablespoons coconut or almond milk or your favourite milk (add more if mixture is dry)!

A splash of love


Drain dates and finely dice. Add all ingredients to a large bowl, mix well.

Form 1-inch balls and place on a baking sheet. Cover and freeze for one hour before eating! Store in the fridge or freezer and enjoy!

*DIY Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder: Fill your coffee or spice grinder halfway with raw, uncooked pumpkin seeds (washed and dried). Grind seeds until they have a consistency like that of all-purpose flour for about 5 seconds at a time.