10 Minute No-Bake Chocolate Covered Medjool Date Bars
i love food; i love healthy food. i love dessert and i most certainly love dessert even more when there are less reasons to feel guilty and less reasons to exercise self-control. the problem with these chocolate covered medjool date bars are that they are both fairly healthy but so frigging delicious that it has been impossible for me to stop eating them.
we made two batches over the weekend, one to bring for saturday's night dinner at my inlaws for my sister-in-law's birthday (i ate 6-7 pieces that night) and second batch because those went home with my sister-in-law and I NEEDED MORE. i ate another 6 pieces tuesday and probably at least 4 the previous night. they make me feel like crying they are so delicious and the fact that they are a NO BAKE recipe with 5 simple ingredients, (PLUS gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and soy-free, egg-free, refined-sugar free for those with allergies or intolerances) makes me feel like I AM ALLOWED to eat as damn well many as i please.
the recipe yields 8-12 but honestly, when you cut them into 1.5" x 1.5" squares, these teeny tiny squares of heaven are meant to sustain one person for an entire day.Sondi Bruner. Sondi is a freelance writer and a holistic nutritionist who lives a gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free diet full of fresh whole foods. before you roll your eyes, please note that this was not always her lifestyle. Sondi suffered from Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disorder) which greatly affected her life. it was only until she changed her diet that she was able to live an energetic and happy life, free of medication!
Chocolate Covered Medjool Date Bars
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 10 Minutes