These little lovelies were thought up in my kitchen as a quick, go-to snack for my two favorite little girls. As a primarily plant-based household, I love finding new and unique ways to make nutrient dense foods that keep my children happy while also keeping their Mommy fueled! I have always loved orange and chocolate together, but feel free to use any other flavor profile you prefer such as peppermint oil, vanilla or raspberry. This recipe makes 8 balls but you are welcome to double the recipe if you like!
Yields: 8 (1 Tbsp sized) balls
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Ingredients: 5-6 pitted medjool dates 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder (unsweetened raw cacao would be a great substitution here) 1 heaping Tbsp Barlean’s Chocolate Silk Greens 1 c walnuts ¼ tsp sea salt 1-2 tsp orange zest ½ tsp orange oil 3 Tbsp Barlean’s Flax-Chia-Coconut set aside
Directions: 1. Blend in food processor the dates, walnuts, orange zest, orange oil, chocolate greens & cocoa powder. 2. Form into small balls -- I used a 1 tablespoon measuring spoon to do this. 3. Spread Barlean’s Flax-Chia-Coconut onto a cutting board & roll balls so that they are evenly coated. 4. Decorate for your children (or loved one) for extra fun before eating.