White Chocolate Candy Clusters

24 ounces white chocolate candy park 2 cups dry roasted peanuts 2 cups pretzel sticks, broken 2 cups miniature marshmallows Using a double boiler {or a bowl placed over a sauce pan simmering 1-inch of water}, slowly melt the white chocolate. Mix until smooth. In a large bowl, combine peanuts, pretzels, and marshmallows. Slowly pour the chocolate…

Paleo Candy Bar

3 tbsp coconut oil 1/4 cup carob or cocoa powder [optional] 1/2 cup ground nuts of choice 3/4 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut 1 tbsp raw honey [optional, add more to taste] parchment paper Melt the honey and coconut oil in a saucepan over low heat. Take off heat as soon as coconut oil is totally…

Chocolate Brownie Bites

1 cup raw almonds 1 1/2 cups pitted dates (approximately 10-11 dates) 3 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut ⅛ tsp salt 1 tsp pure vanilla extract water Combine all ingredients (except water), in the order listed, in the bowl of a food processor. Process until mixture resembles coarse gravel. While the processor is…

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bon Bons

adapted from recipe from bakerbynature.com 40 Mini-pretzels (be sure to use whole, unbroken ones) 40 Kraft caramels, unwrapped 10 ounces, semi-sweet chocolate [I used chips since they are melt easily] 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon coconut oil 40 whole pecan halves, toasted Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a large baking sheet…

Energy Bites

adapted from recipe by Kelly Shaw Ingredients 1/2 cup freshly ground peanut butter 1/3 cup local honey 1 teaspoon vanilla pure extract 1 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 cup ground golden flaxseed [we use Bob’s Red Mill] 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips [we use Enjoy Life semi-sweet chips from Whole Foods] Directions In a mixing bowl, stir…