Yummy Organic, Whole Food, Recipes for kids

Raw Balls

From Alicia Silverstone for Garden of Life

Makes 10 to 12 balls
Organic Ingredients:

½ cup walnuts
½ cup pitted dates scant
½ cup raw carob powder scant
½ cup maple syrup
½ cup almond butter
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
½ cup whole almonds
2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
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Directions:

1. Place walnuts in a food processor and process until coarsely ground.
2. Add the dates, and pulse until well combined with the nuts.
3. Add the carob powder, syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract and salt. Process until the mixture is thick and smooth.
4. Add the almonds, and pulse a few times until combined; you want them to remain in crunchy chunks.
5. Form the mixture into golf-ball-size balls with your hands. Roll the balls in coconut. Place in a sealed container in the freezer until hardened.

 

Raw Granola

From Gwen Eager for Garden of Life

Serves: 4 to 6
Organic Ingredients:

1½ cups chopped or slivered almonds
1 cup gluten-free quick oats (optional)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup coconut flakes
½ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup Garden of Life Coconut Oil (melted)
½ cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon sea salt
Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well so everything is well coated with coconut oil.
2. On a large cookie sheet, spread granola mixture into a single layer and bake for 30 minutes.
3. Remove from oven, let granola cool, and then crumble into bite-size pieces. Store in refrigerator for up to three weeks.