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Yeah, That’s What I Call ‘Em

I’m so tired of snacks.  For the kids, I mean.  Parents, you know what I’m talking about–you’re heading out the door, late to school or an activity or (I really do cringe at this word) a playdate, and one of your kids says she’s hungry and you realize they need a snack and augh you have to grab something they can eat in the car and sorry, yogurt in the backseat’s just not going to cut it when you’re going around curves at 45 miles an hour and would enjoy not scraping food off of the window again.  But at the same time, packaged stuff is usually either unhealthy or madly expensive or just sort of kind of boring. Enter the energy balls.  Yes, I said balls. I’ll wait for you to stop giggling. I found these on Pinterest and modified them to make them even easier for me to throw together while the girls are eating their breakfast in the morning.  The original recipe calls for toasted coconut, which truly does make them taste better, but that’s just an extra pan…