Date Balls

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Dear readers, my family and I are about to move for the second time this year. We are about to embark on an 8 hour car ride with all of our things and three kids in tow.¬† We need snacks. Healthy ones. Enter: the miraculous date ball. I first started making these when my cravings for Lara bars got too extreme (they’re expensive, guys!). When my third baby came around and I was nursing every second of every night and day, these quick bites saved my life. They’re packed with nuts and fruit, sweet and a bit salty, good fiber and fast energy. I have to hide them from my kids so they don’t eat them all. I’m not sure if that’s a selling point or not.

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Seedy Peanut Butter Date Oatmeal Bars

These bars, you guys. I wish I had a camera to do them justice. They’re my new favorite thing. Peanut butter? I’m there. ¬†Dates? Fantastic! Both together? Its a food dream team I never before considered. Packed with fiber and protein they make a quick breakfast or healthy snack. Salty and sweet, they’re a definite crowd pleaser.

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