These energy balls are the perfect afternoon snack for a quick pick-me-up, or a nice treat after a workout. For a peanut-free version use almond butter. If you don't have dried cherries on hand it is just as delicious with dried cranberries or raisins.
*purchase whole flaxseeds and grind them yourself to ensure all the nutrients are intact and the flaxseeds have not gone rancid. Recipe is for 3 tbsp of already ground flaxseed.
Make it vegan: Use maple syrup in place of honey.
Make it gluten-free: Use certified gluten-free oats.
Don't like sour cherries: Use dried cranberries, raisins, or chopped dates.