Carrot Cake Energy Balls by Vital Nutrition

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This week we enjoyed the third of the online nutrition workshops being delivered by Jane McClenaghan, Vital Nutrition. For more information visit and to participant in these workshops contact [email protected]

This week Jane helped to develop our knowledge surrounding sugar and food labels. This recipes is a perfect energy hit without overloading your body with sugar. So simple to make Jane even showed us during the workshop via zoom!


  • 1 small carrot, finely grated
  • 100g dates (without stones)
  • 150g cashew nuts
  • 40g oats
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • Grated nutmeg


  • Place all the ingredients in a food processor or NutriBullet until well mixed and the ingredients start to stick together slightly.
  • Roll the mixture into bite-size balls – about a teaspoonful for each ball.

Lot more of Jane's idea's and suggestions to help you kick your sugar habit can be found at: