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16 snack ball recipes to fill up your lunchbox

If you're looking for a guilt-free treat for the kids' lunchboxes or just something a little cheeky to get you through the afternoon, these bite-sized snack balls are the ideal pick. Here, you'll find everything from healthy bliss balls and raw vegan options to classic rum-infused treats and decadent no-bake chocolate cake balls. Which easy recipe will you try first?

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    Raw chocolate and goji berry bliss balls

    These healthy vegan bliss balls get their sweetness from fresh dates and goji berries so you won't feel guilty popping one (or three) into your work lunchbox for an afternoon snack.

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    No−cook oatmeal balls

    Looking for healthy, nourishing snack ideas? Try these no−cook oatmeal balls - full of natural, wholesome ingredients and so delicious! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    White chocolate coconut balls

    Treat yourself to these decadent white chocolate and coconut balls - the perfect afternoon pick me up!

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    Paleo coconut date balls

    For a snack or a sweet share plate, these nutty date balls are perfect. Made with mostly pantry ingredients, they require no cooking and can be created in just minutes.

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    Chocolate, chia and sunflower seed bliss balls

    These tasty bliss balls get their sweetness from all-natural sources. Think figs, dates and a sprinkle of cocoa powder. With just a hint of zesty orange, they're the perfect guilt-free snack for lunchboxes.

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    Classic rum balls

    Wonderfully sweet and fragrant, these rum-infused treats are beautiful rolled in toasted coconut and served up at Christmas time as a beautiful edible gift, afternoon snack or light dessert.

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    Brandied Ginger Balls

    There’s no oven required for this quick and easy sweet treat from the archives of 20th-century community cookbooks – just some melting and a little simple assembly

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    Easy-peasy chocolate balls

    With only four ingredients, you'll be amazed at how indulgent these beautiful little chocolate and coconut balls taste. Enjoy as a light dessert, or pop in your work or school lunchbox for a quick snack.

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    Apricot balls

    These deliciously sweet apricot balls are easy to make and a perfect lunch box snack or on-the-go energy hit.

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    Bliss balls

    Packed full of nutrition, these afternoon bliss balls are the perfect guilt-free 3pm pick-me-up!

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    Chia and almond bliss balls

    A healthy treat you can feel good about eating! These chia and almond bliss balls are natural, wholsome, and deliciously satisfying!

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