I spotted it in the store a few months ago. It stood out and called my name: SPIRULINA.
I had heard about the almighty spirulina before, but I had never seen it at the store. Until THAT DAY. That day when I decided to look a little closer for this superfood that is such a rich source of calcium and iron.
And there it was. Sitting on a shelf. Calling my name.
So I bought it. And it sat in my kitchen cupboard for over 2 months without being opened once. I’m a procrastinator, what can I say?
After seeing this full jar of spirulina at least 5 million times, I finally decided enough was enough, and set out to make something THAT DAY.
It was a green smoothie. And it was delicious. I’ve made that smoothie a bunch of times now and even my picky kids will drink it!
But this is not that recipe.
I was feeling ambitious a few weeks ago, and decided to use spirulina to make something other than green smoothies, so I went with these adorable little bites of goodness.
And it worked – they are absolutely delicious, and healthy and everything I love in a snack.
But man are they ever GREEN. I stained my white t-shirt while making these, so if you plan to make them, I strongly recommend black everything!
- 1 cup dates
- ½ cup raisins or dried cranberries
- ¾ cup almonds
- 2 tbsp spirulina
- 3 tsp lemon juice
- Add all ingredients to a food professor and process until well combined.
- Roll into balls and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.