White and Black Energy Balls

This is a great healthy snack for you and your children. 


1 cup organic pitted dates
1 cup soft dried cranberry
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1/2 lemon 
unsweetened shredded coconut
unsweetened cocoa powder


Place the dates in a glass jar or bowl and cover with water and soak at room temperature for about 1-6 hours to soften, then drain well. Place the dates, cranberries, coconut oil and fresh squeezed lemon juice into a bowl of food processor. Mix very well. Place our mixture into a bowl and allow to sit covered in a refrigerator about 1 hour.

Prepare 2 plates – one with a shredded coconut – second with a cocoa powder. From our mixture, create small balls in your hands (deep your hands in the cold water) and touch into one of the toppings.Then leave them to sit in a refrigerator about 1-2 hours.


Sweet Chocolate Snack

Everyone needs something sweet once awhile. You can buy chocolate bars or you can make your own version, a little healthier one.


2 dark chocolate (90 % cocoa)
nuts: sliced almonds and chopped pecans
pitted dates


In cooking pot, bring water to a boil and then lower a heat. On the top of a pot, place a bowl with a chocolate so the steam from the water will help to melt a chocolate. You can crush a chocolate into smaller pieces for a faster melt. Meanwhile, dice dates and crush nuts (you can also add dry cranberry or raisins). Add dates and nuts into the melted chocolate and mix together. Pour out chocolate on a sheet of a baking paper. Sprinkle with unsweetened shredded coconut. Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens, then break into small pieces.