Zero Waste Mother’s Day
“Keep it simple” this Mother’s Day. Send Mom or your favorite “Mom Person” a gift certificate. There are lots of online options & you can make it Zero Waste
With Covid restrictions, in person visits may be out of the question.
You can send Mom or your favorite “Mom Person” a gift certificate. There are lots of online options and Mom can enjoy a hot drink and some online browsing thanks to you.
A zero-waste and eco-friendly option can be found here.
You can make a delicious treat and deliver with “Social Distancing”, all you have to do is include a hand written note right from your heart. A simple ” I love You” speaks volumes.
A great treat is Chocolate covered peanut butter dates. They are easy, healthy and delicious.
Quick and Easy Recipe
Perfect late afternoon snack
An impressive DIY gift
Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates
You can use Deglet or Medjool dates
• 12 dates, pitted
• 4 Tablespoons Peanut Butter( you could use almond butter etc.)
• 7 ounces(200 grams) Dark Chocolate, chocolate chips or milk chocolate if you prefer.
• 1/2 tsp. coconut oil(or canola)
• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon(optional)
• Sprinkle for the top: could be nuts, chia seeds, chocolate drizzle etc.
Fill each date with peanut butter, 1/2 teaspoon for smaller dates, 3/4 for larger dates. Place on a tray and put in freezer for 10 minutes.
Finely chop chocolate( or use chocolate chips),add oil, cinnamon and melt in a heat safe bowl or pot over double boiler
Dip and roll each date in the melted chocolate, you can use a fork to help coat.
Place on a wire rack over a cookie sheet. Sprinkle or drizzle with topping.
Then place in fridge for 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.
I hope you enjoy this yummy treat! I’m sure your Mom will!
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