Lately, I've been getting a few questions about how I was able to eat relatively healthy while on my trip to Iceland, so I wanted to share one of the fun, easy & on-the-go snacks I whipped up before I left.
One of my fave ways to ensure I'm grabbing the RIGHT foods while on vacay (not just what's convenient), is to be prepared with lots of healthy & high-protein snacks that are easy, portable and hold up in any sort of condition. (Nothing too perishable, or you'll risk it going bad before it gets eaten.)
Enter, my Chocolate PB + Coconut Protein Balls.
These lil' guys are SUPER easy to make and packed with lots of protein & healthy fats to keep you satisfied for long periods of time. They're also 100% naturally sweetened from the medjool dates, making it a MUCH better alternative to grabbing store-bought energy bars or the equivalent at a local grocery store.
(Plus, they hold up really well going unrefrigerated for long periods of time, but definitely taste even more amazing at chilled temperatures.)
Recipe available below!
[for the energy balls]
10 medjool dates, pitted
3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
3 tbsp pure unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup cashew milk (or simil