Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates, Dipped in Chocolate

This is the ultimate healthy sweet treat and I’m so excited to share this with you!

I made these delicious fancy treats for my family this Ramadan! I grew up eating dates but they weren’t my favorite. Now I love them, especially dipped in dark chocolate! This is the ultimate healthy sweet treat and I’m so excited to share this with you! It technically only has 3 in gradients: dates, chocolate & peanut butter!

Ingredients:

  • 8-10 Medjool dates pitted
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter, the firmer the better
  • 1 chocolate bar for melting
  • 2 tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp. coconut flakes
  • 2 tbsp. crushed pistachios 

Instructions:

  1. Cut a long slit in each medjool date
  2. Stuff each date with peanut butter 
  3. Freeze for 20 minutes
  4. Melt @hukitchen chocolate in a double boiler.
  5. Dip half of each stuffed date into the melted chocolate. While the chocolate is still melted, sprinkle over hemp seeds, coconut flakes or crushed pistachios.
  6. Let the dates cool and the chocolate will harden. Serve immediately or store in the fridge or freezer. 

Spring Chickpea & Quinoa Salad

This recipe is soo delicious, fresh and lemony!

Hi friends!

This is what I meal prepped for myself this week! This recipe is soo delicious, fresh and lemony! It’s so perfect for the beautiful spring weather! Here is the recipe below:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 cup asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces 
  • 1 handful of arugula
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 red onions, diced
  • a couple of olives, sliced
  • sprigs of dill
  • 1.5 oz. feta or goat cheese, optional *optional

Instructions:

  1. Cook quinoa: 1/2  cup quinoa + 1 1/4 cup water. Bring to a boil. Cover the pot and reduce to a low simmer. Cook for ~15 minutes or until the water has evaporated and the quinoa is big and puffy.  Add quinoa to a large mixing bowl and cool down slightly.This recipe is also perfect for leftover quinoa!
  2. Steam asparagus in a shallow pan. Then Sauté for 1 minute with 1 tsp. olive oil, salt and pepper. Add it to the bowl of quinoa.
  3. Dice your veggies, olives and dill and add them to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  4. Sprinkle over feta cheese if desired. Serve and enjoy!