Five Minute Date Balls

It feels so good to be home after a busy weekend away with the babies.  Traveling with little ones is not for the faint of heart.

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But the memories are totally worth it.  My Monday plans so far consist of leggings, coffee, the couch, and these super easy date balls.

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Lots of simple carbs were had by all this past weekend.  So we’re doing a little fam clean eating detox.

Six ingredients.  All of these things are household staples for me.  Especially PB.

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All hands on deck.  Yet another one bowl recipe, lazy cooks unite.

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My Mom gave me this mini food processor/emulsifier a few years ago.  I actually forgot I had it, but the kids just loved using it today.

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“That looks like poop!”  There is never a shortage of poop/fart jokes or comments in this house.  I have no idea where these kids learn this from.

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Simply add all of the ingredients to the bowl, mix on high for a few minutes until a ball forms, remove and roll into smaller balls.  Or bigger ones.  Your call on ball size.

Mid-morning snack, check.  The kids think they got a huge treat.  Healthy babies = happy Momma.

I sat down and ate mine with my coffee.  Hank smashed his into his pants, and then ate the pieces.  I’d recommend my method.

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But if you’re feeling crazy, you can cram 3 in your mouth at once, like John.  This kid can pull off any look, lady killer.

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Happy Monday, may coffee and chocolate be with you.

Ingredients:

  • 6 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 4 T organic, crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 T chia seeds
  • 2 scoops Dutch Chocolate Complete powder

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to the bowl of a food processor and mix on high for 1-2 minutes or until a ball forms in the bowl.
  2. Remove the mixture from the food processor bowl and roll into 1″ balls.
  3. Serve or refrigerate

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