Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Lara's Ballish Bars.

Eventually, I will truly, cross my heart and hope to die or stick a needle in my eye, give y'all the recipe for my Beet Bowl. Really, pinky swear.

However, tonight, you get homemade cashew cookie Lara bars. I double dog dare you not to eat em all in one sitting. Not that I have ever done that...

Ingredients, give or take...

-One overflowing cup of dried dates, coursely chopped. (Make sure they are pitted. Obvious to most of us, but I speak from experience when I say they are brutal on your blades. Ahem.)
-One quarter cup of coconut- I use real flaked coconut, but the sweetened stuff would probably taste good also. Hard to mess up here, peeps.
-One quarter cup of raw cashews. 
-A dash of salt. Use good salt, please. It makes a difference.
-Two teaspoons of vanilla

Combine everything in a food chopper, Magic Bullet, blender, anything with blades...
If you have ever eaten a Lara bar, you will see the consistency come together in your chopper/blender in about forty five seconds. Again, hard to go wrong here :-)


They kinda look like meatballs, don't they? That would be because I am too lazy to shape bars. But Lara's balls just sounds sort of wrong. We are just going to call them Lara's Ballish Bars. There. Done.

Peace and love and yummy stuff, buttercups. 


  1. Thanks. Double whammy: fun to read and I'm sure they'll be yummy, too.

  2. :-) My daughter would suggest adding chocolate chips. Or taking out the dates, coconut, vanilla, and salt and just eating a bowl of cashews and chocolate chips.


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