Well the long weekend is over, I hope you had a great Easter holidays (if you celebrate it!!)
I will be doing a re cap of ours, we disappeared for a weekend away, and it was GLORIOUS!
Anywhoo… back to the balls!
The amazing gals that I go to school with have been sweet enough to bring me these amazing balls from a local health food store on days when the teachers brought dairy laden treats (aren’t they the greatest). I knew that I had to re –create them because they are SO good, and the place they get them is almost an hour away!
Here are the deets.
Easy enough!! Rolled Oats, Salted Peanut Butter, Honey, Coconut and Carob powder.
Ok… I actually wrote down the recipe down… and then it disappeared!! (OH NO!)
Bear with me, I’ll try to recap it!!
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup oat flour (just blend oats together until flour like!)
1 TBSP honey (or agave to make it vegan)
1 TBSP cacao powder
1 TBSP sunflower seeds
1 tsp vanilla (optional)
1/4 cup coconut for rolling!!
Ready, it’s pretty easy peasy.
Mix all ingredients together (except coconut), roll into balls (makes 6) and roll in coconut.
Ta da!! You have yourself some tasty, purse ready treats!
A little birdie told me these are AMAZING crumbled over dairy free ice cream!
If they are too sticky – add more oat flour - to dry, add more pb or honey!
Store in the fridge and they should last awhile!! (although you’ll probably eat them before that!!)
Get creative too!! You could use different nut or seed butters, as well as sub chopped nuts for the sunflower seeds (I just like the crunch)
And two new to me blogs of mention!! (I LOVE finding new blogs)!!
http://dalailina.wordpress.com – Great blog, so many different interesting topics (and a super cute family)
Diary of a Vegan Girl – Lauren is just so sweet, and I love getting to know her through her blog (she also has a Whole Foods giveaway going down right now)
Hope you have a great Tuesday – don’t forget to BREATHE!!
Do you have a favourite “ball” recipe? Do share!!