We’re in it folks. That crazy time of year that starts with Halloween and goes all the way through New Year’s Eve. That time when we are bombarded with candies, cookies, cakes, and rich foods of many sorts. That time of year when we are running from one thing to the next. That time of year when we skip lunch since we are so busy, only to find ourselves stuffing our face with a giant cookie at the mall because we are about to fall over with hunger (or maybe that is just me). Yup. It is that time of year.
For many of us this is a time of year when we regret a lot of our food decisions. Sometimes it is because we overeat. Sometimes it is because we stress eat. Sometimes it is because the options aren’t the best and so we settle for less-than-ideal meals. No matter what the reason, this recipe might a little glimmer of hope for you.
These energy balls are so simple to make that a 6-year-old could make them on their own. Really! In fact, these would be a great holiday afternoon activity—have your kid make them and then bring the results to a party as a treat to share. Your kid will be proud, your friends and family will be impressed, and you’ll be bringing something that is surprisingly healthy! They are sweet and chocolatey, and really quite healthy—packed with dark chocolate and protein….