If you’re a Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookie lover (who isn’t??), then you’ll love this healthy, whole food plant-based version! The Thin Mint energy ball dough comes together in a matter of minutes, and makes an excellent meal prep recipe to satisfy all those sweet cravings throughout the week. And because the recipe has fresh mint leaves, this might be one of my favorite ways to eat my greens. These Thin Mint Energy balls are the perfect sweet treat, breakfast on the go, healthy dessert, and an easy snack for adults and children alike!
What (your ingredients):
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup raw whole cashews
Pinch of Himalayan pink salt
10 dates, pits removed
15 mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons cacao powder
How (your directions):
Add all ingredients to a food processor.
Blend for 1-2 minutes, until one large dough ball forms.
Pinch off 2 tablespoons of dough at a time, and roll into an energy ball.
Store in an airtight container for 5-7 days.
Why (the science): Mint and peppermint are rich in antioxidants, are incredible for soothing digestive problems and helping with IBS symptoms, and are antimicrobial, which allows for a clean mouth!