France & Maman (Francoise)

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 A mother-daughter cooking duo from Paris to Brooklyn. Maman & France live 3,626 miles apart but connect everyday over yummy & mostly French recipes. Bon appetit!

MATCHA & APPLE ENERGY BITES (by France)

MATCHA & APPLE ENERGY BITES (by France)

I'm often not hungry enough to eat a full breakfast in the morning so I like small-sized nibbles I can eat throughout the morning. These are full of energy-boosting ingredients like Matcha green tea, dates and pecan. Bon appetit! 


Yields 10 balls  l  Difficulty: easy  l  Prep time: 20min  l  Total time: 20min


INGREDIENTS 
1 cup dried apples (not freezer dried)
1/2 cup dates, pits removed
1/2 cup unsalted pecans
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoonwater, more if needed

STEPS
1. Soak the dates in hot water for 10 minutes.

2. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or high speed blender and blend until the mixture turns into a paste or a dough-like consistency.

3. Scoop out heaping tablespoons of the mixture and roll into balls.

4. Store the energy bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

 
 
STRAWBERRY CHIA PUDDING (by France)

STRAWBERRY CHIA PUDDING (by France)

FRENCH TOAST (by Maman)

FRENCH TOAST (by Maman)