Here's the recipe.
Homemade granola balls DONE! Less than 10 minutes. The best part is I pick the ingredients that go in.
The joy of having a child with a tree nut allergy is you HAVE to get creative with the food options. If you want any resemblance of healthy eating habits in their diets.
Seriously, have you read a label on the back of your food lately? The majority of things are processed in a facility that also processes tree nuts. 😬
So for us going "crunchy" wasn't really an option. Now, we are by no means crazy overboard about being "crunchy". We still don't eat great or 💯% healthy. But...
If we want brownies, we make them from scratch.
If we want cookies, we make them from scratch.
Here is the silver lining. When they want something sweet, I get their undivided attention while we are in the kitchen making something together. In this day and time, it is hard to have a conversation with your teenager much less spend time with them.
For now, I know I will get a few minutes of quality time with Delilah or Darcee every week while making granola balls.