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Lately I have been craving my chocolate date treats.  This morning I set out to curb that craving and make them.  It is super easy to do, and a healthy sweet treat that is three-and-a-half year old approved!

It’s a bit different from my other bars that were a take on a Dr. Mercola’s Cocoa Cassava bars.  This one drops the unsweetened coconut (I’m out :() for extra chia seeds.  You will be so amazed at the chocolatey goodness, the coconut will not be missed!

Into the mini food processor (I like to make small amounts because they are dangerous!  Serious damage could be done on a big batch. :))  :

  • 1/3 C pitted dates + one to two more (ok heaping cup! I like Medjool.)
  • 1/3 C walnuts halves
  • 1 TBSP Hershey’s cocoa powder
  • 2 TBSP chia seeds

Let the machine rip until you get a decent mixture with some recognizable walnut pieces.  Dump it out onto some waxed paper and form a large bar.  Cut into smaller bars or desired shapes.  Make a small depression with a tsp. (or thumb) and pour on some chocolate topping (see below).

Chocolate topping:

  • 2 TBSP or so of dark chocolate chips
  • 1 scant TSP coconut oil

Microwave in 10 second increments until melted. Top the bars with the chocolate and refrigerate until top is set and then eat away!

I hope you try them.  They are amazing!

I started off my day with two good meals and I got a bit snacky afterwards!

Trail mix

Some stuffed dates

Banana with PB

Dark chocolate covered almonds and cashews

Play at the park

Puffins Cereal (PB and Chocolate)

Did you know if you dip these in peanut butter they remind you of Girl Scout Tagalong cookies?!

Peanut butter cups in peanut butter ice cream anyone?

Oh crap! Cookies?!

I had these frozen gems and decided to pop them in the oven.  You guessed it peanut butter with Reeces even!

As you can see I had a bit of an indulgent day.  I am not going to freak out over it, but I think I need to get some “good for me food” in for tomorrow.  🙂

Have a great night!

Talk soon!

I do have a question.  Do you have problems with wordpress lately or is it just me?  I keep posting things only to have half of them missing! So I apologise if you read something that seems cut off or incomplete.  I have been going back and fixing them.  🙂