If you are ever in need of an activity that will keep the little darlings occupied for a while as well as feeding them at the same time, this could be it! Super easy and quick, (apart from the rolling) so let the kidlets do that bit!
You will be munching on goodness with them or no time unless you want it to take a while. These make a perfect little mid morning snack, are easy to portion control, can be frozen and you will have an instant lunchbox cooler by stashing them in the lunch bag straight from the freezer.
For more ideas on getting the kids involved in lunch box duty read this stunning article!
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- 12-14 Dates pitted
- 1 orange, juice only
- 130 Grams Almond Meal Recipe
- 40 Grams Shredded Coconut plus more for rolling BUY
- 35 Grams Coconut Oil BUY
- 50 Grams Cacao Powder or cocoa BUY
- 1 Tablespoon Black Chia Seed(s)
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Bean Paste BUY
- 1 Pinch Pink Salt Flakes BUY
Place dates into a small bowl and cover with the orange juice for at least 30 minutes, longer if possible.
Add soaked dates without any excess liquid into the Thermomix bowl. Add all the other ingredients and blend 20 sec/speed 8. Add the reserved OJ if you need it to bring the mixture together.
Using wet hands, roll into small bite sized balls and toss in extra shredded coconut. Store in the fridge until use.
These are perfect for lunchboxes straight from the freezer. Get the kids involved. Read all about how to have the kids join in the lunch making process in my fantastic how to article HERE.