Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Pear Snack Bites

DFTSI Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Pear Bites_6428Sometimes you just need something sweet and crunchy. It’s tempting to reach for something pre-packaged that’s easy and tasty but makes you feel guilty right after you put it in your mouth.  Not these.  They are crunchy and satisfying while also being high in nutrition Get your snack fix with this easy to prepare treat that you can feel good about.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Servings:  2
Ingredients: 4
Calories: 200/serving

Ingredients

1 medium pear
4 Tablespoons  PB2 (Powdered Peanut Butter)
2 Tablespoons water
2 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips
2 Tablespoons shredded coconut (I like it toasted)

Preparation

In a small bowl, mix PB2 with 2 Tablespoons of water.

Slice the pear into 8 -10 wedeges

Spread peanut butter mixture thinly onto pear wedges and place on either a serving platter or 2 individual salad plates.

Sprinkle with coconut and chocolate chips. Enjoy!

 

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Lemony Kale and Apple Salad

LEMONY KALE AND APPLE SALAD

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Kale Salad

 

8 cups baby kale leaves (chopped fine)
¼ cup dried cherries
1 Granny Smith or Honey Crisp apple, cored and sliced thin
¼ cup pine nuts, toasted (optional)
Trade Joe’s sweet and spicy walnuts (chopped and slightly crushed)
Grated Parmesan Cheese

Lemon Vinaigrette

3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. rice vinegar
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. soy sauce
¼ tsp. lemon zest
¼ tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
4 tbsp. olive oil

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