The holiday season is in full swing and eating right can always be a challenge. B.J. Stewart has just released her second paleo cookbook and she joined us with some great seasonal recipes.
Black Forest Chews Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yields: 5 to 6
- 1/4 cup dried cherries (no sugar added)
- 6 dates
- 1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
- 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut
- 2 tbsp chocolate protein powder
- 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp almond extract
- Dash of sea salt
Soak dried cherries and dates in warm water for about three minutes to soften.
Drain and discard the water.
In a food processor, place all the ingredients and pulse a few times to incorporate.
Continue to process until a dough ball forms in the bowl.
Form dough into one inch balls.
Store in the refrigerator for whenever you need a post-exercise snack or an energy boost.