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Own Business Day

To celebrate Own Business Day on 9th October 2018, Victoria Prince talks about life behind the scenes of Energy Ball Recipes... Rise and Shine! I’m not going to tell you I wake at 6am and go for a jog, that's not me! It’s usually between 8-9am, but as soon as I’m...

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Achieving Wellness

Achieving wellness is a hot topic right now. You’ve probably heard the word 'wellness' thrown around on TV and in some of your favourite lifestyle magazines. But what actually is it? Is it a diet? An exercise plan? A set of lifestyle instructions? At first, we weren’t...

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Chesterfield Food and Drink Festival 2018

On 4th August, Victoria had a leisurely mooch around the Food and Drink Festival, set up in Queens Park, Chesterfield. Here’s her review of the day… "Initially, the sat nav took me to the Queens Park Leisure Centre, so I was a bit disorientated at first, as I’m not...

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The Protein Ball Co – Review

The Protein Ball Co win all the prizes for their fun packaging. We first saw their little bags on the shelves in an independent supermarket in Bristol and immediately wanted to try them! After sitting down to write this review, we also visited their website and just...

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Announcing the new Chief Taster to mark Father’s Day

As the Energy Ball Recipes team grows, the need for varied skills and expertise is really important. So we needed the perfect Chief Taster to sign off on our recipes before they are uploaded to the website. Introducing ‘My Dad’ 🙂 he he! Mr Prince is not the...

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Roo’Biotic Energy Balls – Review

We recently picked up some Roo'Biotic superfood energy balls from a local supermarket. They really stand out on the shelves thanks to their brightly coloured packets and interesting, unusual flavour combinations.  Roo’biotic balls are made by Roo Brands - a family run...

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M.E. Awareness Day & Vic’s experience of the illness.

To mark M.E. Awareness Day (12th May) we’ve done a Q&A with Victoria (who runs Energy Ball Recipes) to understand how M.E. affected her during the time she struggled with the condition. This is the first time since her illness 10 years ago that she has spoken about it...

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Pulsin Protein Booster Bars – Review

We originally picked these Pulsin bars up because the pretty packaging caught our attention but after realising what they were - protein bars - we thought we’d buy them and share our thoughts with you all! Pulsin is run by three university friends from their base in...

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What is the Sugar Tax?

 You might have heard about the sugar tax which was recently introduced by the government. But do you really know what it means? It’s going to mean big changes in the world of fizzy pop. It won't just affect flavour and price changes, it’s also going to mean a...

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When Can I Eat Energy Balls?

The answer is… anytime!  If you've ever wondered to yourself 'when can I eat these?' the answer really is, anytime. Energy balls are so versatile. They definitely aren’t just a post-workout snack and we encourage you to incorporate them into your diet at all times of...

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Trees, energy balls and tea

Wellbeing (yours and ours) is very important to us here at energyballrecipes.com HQ, so we headed down to the home of the Rams, Derby County Football Club, on Sunday for the Unlimited Wellbeing Show. And what an inspiring day we had… there was so much...

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What’s So Good About Energy Balls…

And why have we dedicated an entire website to them? Let us tell you… A few years ago, our founder Vic (who has a sweet tooth) was looking at healthier snack recipes online. She was impressed by how simple energy balls were to make and how tasty the results were. From...

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Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Sometimes things happen for a reason, serendipity occurs and with it brings a nice big smile. That's how I came to make these delicious carrot cake energy bites! Whilst working on another project, I was talking to Clare Coleman about her blog; Wild Mama...

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November is World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month is upon us! This is very noteworth for us because we have lots of vegan energy ball recipes to share!  Each November, vegans around the world celebrate the benefits of veganism for humans, animals and the natural environment. Here in the...

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Nakd Bars review – 4 pack ‘Crunch Mix’

On a fine summer's day, we sat and road-tested the four nakd bars from the special 'Crunch mix' selection pack. The four wholefood flavours are: - Strawberry Crunch - Apple Crunch - Banana Crunch - Cocoa Crunch Strawberry Crunch We started the taste-test...

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Evie and Poppy’s PINK POWER Energy Balls

Evie (aged 8) and Poppy (aged 7) from Staffordshire, are the first to send in their very own energy ball recipe, with a PINK POWER twist! These balls of energy help the girls with a mid afternoon boost, after school and before gymnastics classes. No-one...

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Deliciously Ella’s Almond and Chia Energy Bites

Unbeknown to Ella Woodward (now Mills), she introduced Victoria to the concept of the energy ball with these Energy Bites from her first book entitled 'Deliciously Ella' back in 2015. Ella's success rose from her blog with healthy raw recipes. They were...

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Bounce Energy Ball Review – Coconut Lemon Protein Crush

“When life gives you lemons you combine them with creamy cashews, coconut and high-quality whey protein.” After a sweet ‘pick-me-up’ to get you through the day? Say hello to Bounce’s Coconut Lemon Protein Crush. To look at, the delicate Protein Crush balls...

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Bounce Energy Ball Review – Cacao Mint Protein Bomb

First up, in the green corner, we have the Cacao Mint Protein Bomb, described as the perfect way to ‘freshen yourself up, from the inside out.’ Think of this little number as your healthy after-dinner mint substitute. Or a snack to snaffle after breakfast....

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Bounce Energy Ball Review – Almond Protein Hit

A sweet sucker punch These little babies have become our mid-afternoon slump snack. Sweet, delicious and completely moreish, these yummy balls don’t leave you sugar-crashing into the evening. The Battenberg cake is a British classic we all know and love, but having a...

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NEWS: Derbyshire Cookbook Launch

The NEW Derbyshier Cookbook launches this Autumn , featuring a secret Energy Ball Recipe

Derbyshire Cookbook: Second Helpings is the second edition of the very popular first edition.

It launched on Victoria’s birthday on 28th September! Get your hands on a copy, we’ll post it to you with FREE delivery.

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