Raw Vegan Pistachio Sesame Seed Balls

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Believe it or not, you can purchase raw pistachios that are unshelled. Roughly 90% of that fat in pistachios is unsaturated, making them excellent for cardiovascular health. Pistachios are rich in thiamine, vitamin B6, potassium, manganese, copper, fiber, protein, and a variety of antioxidants. Needless to say…these energy bites are little nutrient powerhouses!

Raw Vegan Pistachio Sesame Seed Balls
  • Prep Time:10m
  • Total Time:10m


  • 1/2 c raw almond butter
  • 1/2 c raw pistachios
  • 1/2 c raw sesame seeds
  • 1 c medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil


  1. Add all of the ingredients, except for the sesame seeds, to a food processor and process until everything is sufficiently blended. Mix in the sesame seeds by hand after the blending process.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and begin forming little balls, which should be about the size of a tablespoon, and place them on the baking sheet.
  3. Once you finish making the balls, place the baking sheet in the fridge and refrigerate for 15-30 minutes. Remove them after this and enjoy.
  4. You can store them in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy them as you please.