Watercress Power Balls

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Watercress Power Balls: Great To Eat Before Or After Exercise. Hello friends, so how are you today?

Do you also fancy making some Watercress Power Balls? Because I do.

Autumn’s the time to heave a sigh of relief, store away the bikini and snuggle back into all-forgiving, baggy jumpers and boots.

But you know you shouldn’t – you should carry on with that exercise regime to keep the body beautiful and healthy, whatever the time of year.

Here’s a recipe that might make it all a little easier.

How To Make Watercress Power Balls

How To Make Watercress Power Balls:

These Watercress Power Balls are great to eat before or after exercise for added energy, but to be honest, they taste so great they’re perfect simply as a healthy snack at your desk!

How To Make Watercress Power Balls:

Preparation: 20 minutes | Cooking: 0

Serves: 6


  • 20g watercress
  • 30g pumpkin seeds
  • 40g Medjool dates
  • 25g whole hazelnuts
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • 10g puffed brown rice
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cacao powder
  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5g chia seeds
  • 1 tsp Manuka honey
  • Juice of ½ an orange

Watercress Power Balls Method:

How To Make:

1. Firstly, pick the watercress leaves off the stalks and finely chop.

2. Place the pumpkin seeds in a food processor and blend until chopped to a crumb-like consistency. Reserve half of the pumpkin seeds on a plate and add the rest back to the blender.

3. Add all other ingredients to the blender. Blend on full power until everything is thoroughly combined and the mixture has come together, which may take a few minutes.

4. Divide into 12 balls and roll in the ground pumpkin seeds to coat.

5. Last but not least, the balls can be kept for 3-5 days in a refrigerated airtight container.

How To Make Watercress Power Balls

Watercress Power Balls:

Recipe c/o: Give yourself a hygge this Autumn and enjoy these delicious, heart-warming recipes. For these and other inspiring recipe ideas, visit Watercress. recipe photography credited: Lara Jane Thorpe.

So what do you think of these Watercress Power Balls?

Do you also fancy making some?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Claire Justine
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  1. maisy
    29 September 2017 / 09:07

    Claire, these energy balls look incredible – not only in terms of the gorgeous photography, but also the balls themselves which are such a powerhouse snack!! I'm featuring these at the Friday Favorites linky party this week, so hop over to see all the features. Happy Friday!.

    • 29 September 2017 / 21:21

      Thanks for the feature. This is a guest post, isn't it amazing.

  2. Leanna - Of Faeries and Fauna
    27 September 2017 / 07:03

    I have never eaten watercress. These look very intriguing and flavourful. Pinning to my appetizer board. Thanks for sharing.

  3. 25 September 2017 / 16:53

    We will love your Watercress Power Balls, can't wait to try them! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back to see us real soon!Miz Helen

  4. My thrift store addiction
    24 September 2017 / 22:06

    Thanks for the recipe–it looks really delicious and I've pinned it. However, as stated in the party guidelines, Vintage Charm is for vintage inspired decor and projects. Food links are not included.

    • 28 September 2017 / 19:42

      Aww I'm sorry. I will add some vintage posts next time.

  5. Mary K.- The Boondocks Blog
    23 September 2017 / 08:20

    These look so yummy and would also make really great appetizers!

  6. Jean | DelightfulRepast.com
    21 September 2017 / 21:29

    Claire, when I saw watercress I had to check this out. I love watercress and have never had it in anything at all like this! What a great combination of tastes and textures.

  7. Anonymous
    20 September 2017 / 17:33

    These sound like an interesting combination!