Mix all ingredients except chocolate chips in a bowl. Put a third of the mixture in a food processor at a time, pulsing until it's well combined. Add the chocolate chips. With greased hands, shape mixture into bite-size balls. Repeat. Chill for 30 minutes, and store in a covered dish in the refrigerator.
For traveling, put the dish in a cooler or ice chest.
Follow the above directions, but instead of making balls, press the mixture into a pan lined with parchment paper. Melt additional chocolate chips, spread on top, and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Cut into bars.
These delicious bite-sized bites/bars are full of healt...
Whisk together dry ingredients in mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, mix wet ingredients. Mix wet and dry ingredients together with a wooden spoon. Mix just enough to blend well. Over-blending will result in heavy, dense muffins.
Fill cups 3/4 of the way full and bake 20 - 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Yields approx. 12 muffins
Want banana chocolate muffins? Add 1/2 c. cocoa powder and 1 T. organic sugar to dry ingredients.
1 cup of cooked quinoa, prepared according to the package
1 handful of kale
1/2 c. walnuts, chopped
1 apple, chopped
1/2 c. dried cranberries or raisins
juice of a half of lemon
1T. extra virgin olive oil or (coconut oil) MCT oil
Salt & pepper to taste
Cooked quinoa according to package directions and let cool. Saute or steam kale, and tear into bite sized pieces. Chop walnuts and apple. Mix all ingredients and drizzle the olive oil on top, and mix again.
Serve warm or cold. Makes the perfect lunch the next day. Delicious!