Here is our latest ‘cookie ball’ obsession that I promised to share with you.
They are so simple to make and full of natural, healthy ingredients that you can feel good about eating. It is a little ball of energy when you need one!
1 cup cashew butter (see recipe below)
1 tbsp. coconut oil
1/2 tbsp. honey (more if you like sweeter)
1/2 scoop protein powder
1 tbsp. coconut shreds
1 tsp vanilla
Dash of cinnamon
Splash of coconut milk
Melt coconut oil and honey and mix it with cashew butter, protein powder, coconut shreds, vanilla, cinnamon and coconut milk. Roll into balls and chill in the refrigerator or freezer. They are so good that you might want to eat them all up!
My daughter little z loves them as much as I do and if she sees me eating one she will say “hey, why didn’t you get me one?”
HOMEMADE CASHEW BUTTER
Puree 8-16 ounces raw cashews in a food processor for 10-15 minutes (the longer you go the smoother it becomes). Stop to scrap down the sides every few minutes. When you get toward the end, you can add coconut oil, honey, vanilla, cinnamon and/or salt to your liking. We like ours a little on the thick side with oil, honey and vanilla. So delicious and much less expensive then the store bought kind. ENJOY!
TODDLER EASTER CRAFTS
Here is a peek at some of our toddler easter crafts:
Have you ever made your own nut butter?
What is your favorite kind?
We are experimenting with new flavors but right now this cashew butter with coconut oil and honey is my favorite! My daughter does not like almond but she will eat cashew and peanut butter. Maybe it is the color she likes?