Chris Baber Recipe created by Chris Baber

Wholegrain rice energy balls

10 mins
  • Extra Healthy
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

Pop these in your lunchbox to beat the afternoon slump and give yourself an energy burst throughout the day.

  • Vegetarian
  • Wholegrain


  • 2 packs of Tilda Wholegrain Steamed Basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 50g sultanas
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 75g oats
  • 100g desiccated coconut


  1. Cook the rice as per the instructions on the pack, drain and allow to cool
  2. Melt the coconut oil in a pan over a gentle heat
  3. Add the almond butter, honey, cacao nibs, sultanas, cinnamon, and oats and combine
  4. Add the cooked rice and mix together
  5. Pour the desiccated coconut on a plate
  6. Allow the mixture to cool until it is cool enough to touch
  7. Shape the mixture into small balls and roll in the coconut
  8. Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight

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