Carrot Cake PowerBalls & Simple Syrup

August 26, 2012 -
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Hey all!
If you missed my VLOG yesterday;
I talked about how I’m including more Plant Based foods into my diet.
16 minutes of me rambling
Winking smile

I’ve loved all of your comments;
isn’t is great to know that we’re not alone when dealing with these situations?

gosh, I love my blogging community Winking smile
you all rock!

I’m planning on doing 1 VLOG a week to update you on my liiiife;
I’ve got a good one coming up this week for
Throwback Thursday
all about my struggles with my first competition
& how I feel about competing again.

Anyway, today is POWERMEAL A WEEK RECIPE LINK UP!

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Today I wanted to share a new creation;

CARROT CAKE POWERBALLS!

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Combine

1 cup Soaked Dates
(soaked mine in about 2 cups of water over night
in the fridge & then removed pits)

1/4 Cup Unsweet Coconut Flakes

3 Carrot Sticks (chopped)

1/2 Cup Soaked Nuts
(I used Brazil Nuts –
just soak over night in enough water to cover all nuts in the fridge)


**Nuts are easier to digest when you soak them & they blend better! Winking smile
Just ask Jill Hanner!

Sprinkle of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, & Cloves!

I like spices so I don’t really measure these – sprinkle to taste!

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Blend in a food processer until combined
- if it’s too dry, add some of the liquid from your Soaked Dates!

Soaked Date Simple Syrup
The liquid left over from your soaked dates can also be used as a simple syrup!

I used about 2-2.5 cups of water over the 1 cup of dates
and then saved the liquid after wards!
Great natural sweetener for drinks or other recipes! Winking smile
I ended up adding some back into the recipe to make it stick together more!

Form your sticky dough into POWERBALLS
& then roll in some more coconut!

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These were a great pre & post workout treat!!

ENJOY!
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