Foodie Friday: Sweet Treat Snack Ball Recipes
Just in time for your weekend, here are two nutrient-dense sweet treats loaded with healthy fats to fuel your body and mind! These two healthy snack recipes are a hit with kids and adults alike, and easy to make as a quick dessert for drop-in guests.
If you choose allergen-free chocolate chips, the Almond Snack Balls can be gluten free and grain free, appropriate for paleo diets.
Almond Snack Balls
Mix together first 5 ingredients. Use a spoon or small scoop to mold mixture into small balls. Roll balls in shredded coconut, then chill to set. Store in airtight container. Makes about 24 balls.
Coconut Snack Balls
½ cup Organic Raw Cacao Powder
1½ cups Organic Raw Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
1½ cups Organic Rolled Oats
¾ cup coconut oil (use solid unmelted oil at room temperature)
½ to ¾ cup raw honey or maple syrup, to desired sweetness
Combine dry ingredients and mix well. Add coconut oil and honey, and stir to combine. Use a spoon or small scoop to mold into small balls. Place in a dish and freeze for minimum 30 minutes. These are best when kept chilled.Store in airtight container. Makes about 24 balls.
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