Making ourselves and our children nutritious treats can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. This recipe calls for only FOUR ingredients. We all love a yummy piece of chocolate to comfort us from time to time. This is our all time favorite family treat to make and the best part is that we can indulge anytime we want without the guilt or sugar! I love to make a few batches of these and stick in the fridge. They are wonderful for the kids lunches or after school snack. I have even stuck these in the cooler for a beach trip with some carrot sticks and watermelon and called it lunch!!
You would never know these brownie balls are packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and protein by how divine they taste. Sugar free, gluten free, dairy free!! Need I say more?
You will need...
1 1/2 cups Almond Flour
Pinch of water
1 cup pitted dates
Splash of vanilla
1/3 cup raw cacao powder
Add almond flour, dates, vanilla, and cacao to your blender or food processor. Blend well. Sprinkle a few drops of water into the mixture and blend again to make the mixture sticky.
Using a spatula, transfer the mixture into a bowl. Now for the fun part! Roll into balls. The kids love to help with this part. Place into a container and refrigerate. Refrigeration is optional but we like them cold.
Easy peasy and everyones chocolate craving will be satisfied! Paleo and Vegan friendly!
*Raw cacao powder has more than 300 phytochemicals and nearly four times the antioxidant power of regular dark chocolate, has the highest plant base source of iron, is a mood elevator, high in magnesium, and contains more calcium than cows milk!
*Dates are high in fiber, potassium, and a significant amount of minerals!
*Almond meal is gluten free, a great source of protein
This simple recipe will boost our heart health, energy levels, bone health, antioxidant levels and so much more.
If you're wanting to create a rustic chic look in your living room, embrace the boho vibe in your bedroom or even a whimsical nursery for your babe. This dream catcher wall is the ultimate statement piece. You can pay over $500 online for one of these or make your own with up-cycled and thrifted materials!
Large stick for hanging
Doilies (sizes and colors can vary depending on your color palette)
Color stain (optional)
Ribbon,lace, fabric, string feathers (have fun with this)
1. Lay out your hoops in the approximate position you want them and fit your doilies.
2. Stain your hoops (this is optional) I stained 3 for some variety.
3. Cut your strips from up-cycled fabric, ribbon, lace etc.
4. Tie your doilie to your embroidery hoop with twine.
5. Tie your strips to the bottom of the hoop.
6. Add feathers by tying them to your strips.
The great thing about this project is the ability to use sentimental fabrics, doilies, or laced passed down. I thrifted the majority of my materials for this particular wall hanging. It would be extra special if I could have used a doilie from my grandmother. The kids loved helping to cut the fabric strips and tie on the doilies.
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