These snacks are packed with protein and fibre to keep you going at school or at work.
Soak the dates in hot water for 5 minutes to soften them. Drain.
Place the dates, sunflower seed butter and vanilla in a food processor. Pulse on and off until smooth. Transfer to a bowl.
Stir in the remaining ingredients. Roll into 32 1-inch balls. You can then roll them in cocoa powder or toasted coconut to give an appetizing garnish!
To toast oats or coconut, spread out evenly on a rimmed baking sheet and bake at 400 F for 5 - 6 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Don't wander off too far, they can burn quickly. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.