Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Energy Balls or Bars


Dried fruit, nut & seed snack, sweet but not as sickly as some bought bars. Any combination of dried fruit, nuts & seeds could be used.

  • 2 ounces dates
  • 2 ounces prunes
  • 1 ounce pumpkin seeds [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 ounce walnuts
  • 1 ounce ground flaxseed or LSA [see note below]
  • 2 ounces sultanas or raisins
  • 2 ounces dried apricots
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 ounces sesame seeds


  • The 'LSA' included in the recipe comes from 'The Liver Cleansing Diet' by Dr Sandra Cabot and consists of 3 parts flaxseed, 2 parts sunflower seeds, 1 part almonds, all ground up together. Store in freezer.
How to make it:
  1. Put the dates, prunes, pumpkin seeds, walnuts & LSA/flaxseed into food processor.
  2. Process until fruit is mashed and nuts and seeds are roughly chopped (or until all pureed together).
  3. Add sultanas/raisins and apricots and process until combined.
  4. Add enough water to bind together.

    To make balls :

  5. Roll spoonfuls of the mixture in sesame seeds until well coated.
  6. Chill.
  7. Makes about 20 small balls

    To make bars:

  8. Stir the sesame seeds into the mixture and press into a tin that has been lined with baking paper or lightly greased.
  9. Chill.
  10. Can then be cut into whatever size you want.