I’m constantly amazed by the yummy things that dates can make. Take a Lara Bar or RX Bar for example….I seriously one almost every day. Dates have this wonderfully natural sweetness that makes the best protein bars and snacks. I used to get date-rolls at Earth Fare all the time with my Mom. They were pretty good, but this recipe that I made a few days ago is EVEN BETTER!
I love finding recipes that literally take 5-10 minutes to make. Especially lately since I’ve been so busy and I’m about to leave for my Cali road trip! So let’s just say I need something yummy on-the go, and that will give me a little boost of energy. I’ve been pretty sluggish the past few days. I don’t know if it’s the stress of everything I need to do or if my diet is lacking in something…I’m just not sure. So I’ve been experimenting with different foods that will (hopefully) promote energy.
So….I have to confess. I’m a serious chocoholic (if you hadn’t already guessed) and where I’ve not been eating dairy lately, my sweet tooth has bee dying for some GOOD chocolate. These balls use cocoa powder instead of actual chocolate, so they fixed my sweet craving temporarily which was great! I was super excited this morning to get up and have some for breakfast…but to no surprise my Mother ate them last night! I really need to start hiding things better lol. Love you Mom 🙂
One of the things I used in this recipe that I thought made it even more delicious, is one of my new favorite peanut butters Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. My current favorite flavor is the Peanut Butter with Cinnamon and Chia Seeds. It’s so yummy! It’s a little sweet, which I love, and goes great in and on pretty much everything.
I would definitely recommend doubling or tripling this recipe because they keep really well in the fridge, and it is INSANELY hard to just have 1 or 2. I liked eating them with my breakfast or lunch to get some energy and add a little sweetness, but they are great for snacks or dessert too. They will be your new addiction. I’m sure of it.
Were you one of those kids that could eat almost an entire tub of cookie dough by yourself? Goodness, I’m embarrassed to say I was. I remember watching America’s Next Top Model marathons with my besties, eating cookie dough out of the tub up until the morning hours (and usually finishing the whole thing off). […]
Chocolate. Hummus. Sounds kind of crazy right?? That’s what I thought at first, but then I tried it. Holy Cow. Never underestimate the power of garbanzo beans guys because they can do amazing things. This healthy hummus doesn’t taste like hummus…or like it’s healthy. It tastes like a chocolate dip for things like fruit, pretzels, […]
Hello everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. It FINALLY snowed here in NC…it’s about time! It’s absolutely beautiful and I can’t wait to get out and explore a little. Around the holidays and into the New Year, we have so many reasons to make party foods. With the Super Bowl coming up, […]
The leaves are starting to fall, the wind is a bit nippier, and I’m up to 3 cups of hot tea a day….I seriously love Fall. These Pumpkin Donut Holes are absolutely delish, and are perfect with your morning latte. Super sweet, moist, and light. They are also gluten-free! I’m such a huge donut fan […]
Hello everyone! Yes it is officially PUMPKIN SEASON guys! Most of you probably know about my insane pumpkin addiction but if you don’t….you will over the course of the next 3 months lol 🙂 So to kick off this amazing season that is Fall, I made these DELICIOUS Pumpkin Spice Latte bites that are so […]
These little cuties are the perfect healthy treat when you have a sweet tooth! Super easy to make, and a great snack option! Frozen bananas sandwiched together by gooey Cocoa Glazed Cinnamon Roll Fluffbutter, finished off with a small dip in melted chocolate. Does it get any better?? Indulge without getting off track! Ingredients: 3 […]
I am a huge date fan. They are the perfect snack for when you’re craving something sweet (for me, that’s all the time). These Salted Caramel Candy Dates are TO DIE FOR. With only 4 simple and healthy ingredients, they can be made in a just a few minutes. D’s Naturals Fluffbutter is one of […]
Who doesn’t love the sweet and crunchy taste of candied pecans? They are a huge hit, especially around the holiday season. However, these decadent little treats are usually chalked full of sugar and corn syrup which is so BAD for you! So that means we only get to enjoy them once in a while for […]
This recipe is perfect for a snack or breakfast! Super easy, fast, and delicious. Walden Farms Caramel Syrup is one of my favorite products. Not only is it zero calorie but it tastes like ACTUAL caramel sauce! I use it in my coffee, on ice cream…it goes well with practically anything….especially this Caramel Apple Pizza. Wild […]