Including protein-rich, natural snacks in your healthy eating plan is a good way to accelerate pregnancy weight loss.
Regular snacking helps to regulate blood sugar, keep energy levels high and maintain a healthy metabolism. Healthy snacking also keeps busy mums sane because there is nothing worse than feeling starving and depleted in the mid afternoon or early evening.
And if you are doing our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge – the good news is that there are lots of snacks to choose from every day on the challenge menu and you won’t ever go hungry
Snacking on wholefoods like seeds, nuts, fruits and low-fat dairy is a good way to ensure you don’t go hungry while following a healthy eating plan.
These easy-to-make, nutritious energy balls are good to have on hand as they are filling and lack the preservatives and artificial, highly-processed ingredients that many other store-bought snacks have in them.
Simply roll in four different coatings to create different flavours and textures!



  • 1 cup of almond meal (also known as almond flour)
  • Quarter of a cup of oats
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • Quarter of a cup of chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Half a cup of peanut butter
  • Quarter of a cup of sesame seeds (for rolling as a coating)
  • Quarter of a cup of finely crushed pistachio nuts (for rolling as a coating)
  • Quarter of a cup of dark cacoa powder (for rolling as a coating)
  • Quarter of a cup of cocoa powder (for rolling as a coating)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons of honey

Optional Extras: 

  • Replace the crushed pistachios with crushed macadamias or almonds
  • Use maple syrup instead of honey
  • Roll in shredded coconut instead of sesame seeds or cacao


  • Mix all of the ingredients (except the cacao powder, cocoa powder, pistachios and sesame seeds) in a  blender until they are well combined and form a thick paste.
  • Take a small spoonful of the mixture and roll between the palms of your hands to form a small ball shape. Repeat this process until there is no mixture left (will make between 16-20 balls).
  • Roll a quarter of the balls in sesame seeds, another quarter in cacao powder, another quarter in crushed pistachios and the last quarter in sesame seeds.
  • Store in the fridge for a firmer consistency. 

Serves: 16. Calories per serve (ball): 170 

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Every month on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, we run a BRAND NEW 28 Day Menu with a different theme so you NEVER get bored!
Next months theme is the FAMILY FRIENDLY MEALS plus some fantastic exercises to tone up your butt and thighs! – Perfect for getting the whole family involved in healthy eating and of course getting in shape for the summer months ahead.
If you are curious about the 28 Day Challenge recipes then we have a FREE 28 Day Challenge FAMILY FRIENDLY recipe and exercise pack for you to try HERE.  August family friendly challenge
Find a delicious range of healthy recipes, packed full of energy boosting ingredients and nutrients together with easy to achieve exercise.

About the 28 Day Challenge

A few key things to note are:

  • The Challenge menu is FULLY customisable
  • You have access to over 1700 exclusive recipes
  • You have access to over 300 exercise routines
  • Meals are family friendly and are made in under 10-20 minutes

For a limited time, we are offering you a HUGE DISCOUNT on the lifetime membership discount on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge – you can see this awesome offer here.

Here are some INCREDIBLE results from mums on the 28 Day Challenge.

Robyn Jurd lost 19.5kg on the challengesFlash back Friday weight loss results - Robyn Jurd

Robyn says “I have lost 19.5kg in the time I have been following Lose Baby Weight. I have almost completed my 9th 28 day weight loss challenge and love how convenient the meal plans are, I’m cooking things I would never have even thought about before.

Lose Baby Weight helped me find myself again, I’m so much happier now and a better Mumma to my two munchkins.”

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