Now that back-to-school season is in full swing, moms and dads are looking for healthy treats to pack in lunch boxes.
In Indian culture, parents give their kids a healthy almond milkshake to help them focus and bring clarity to the mind. It is said almonds help improve the memory, so it's a tradition to take almonds, especially during exam time!
With that in mind, try Arvinda's Orange Almond Chai Treats that are protein-packed, loaded with almonds to keep energy levels high throughout the day and the mind sharp. They are portable and the perfect-sized lunchbox treat!
Arvinda's Chai Masala beautifully scents this treat making it feel heavenly and indulgent!
Arvinda's Orange Almond Chai Spiced Treats
1 cup organic almond butter
½ cup raw honey
½ cup almonds, finely chopped
¼ cup chocolate protein powder (whey or plant-based)
¼ cup flax seeds
¼ cup hemp seeds
¼ cup sesame seeds
¼ cup dried cranberries or raisins
¼ cup dates or prunes, finely chopped
¼ cup dry unsweetened coconut + extra ½ cup for dusting
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp ginger powder
2 tsp Arvinda’s Chai Masala
zest of an orange
Method of Preparation:
In a medium bowl add almond butter and mix well. If consistency is stiff slightly warm up in microwave or on stovetop.
Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Chill in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
Roll into balls (slightly smaller than walnut size).
Place remaining coconut in a small bowl. Dust with coconut to garnish. Store in refrigerator. Yield = 40 pieces
Tip: Double the batch, roll out balls and freeze for future use.