Yes. You Read That Right! If there's a Holy Grail of the raw-food world, it's the creation of a healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe. Leave it to raw food pioneer, Rhonda Malkmus, to come up with a solution. These no-bake, mostly raw delectables are sweet and satisfying -- plus, they're actually good for you!
12 Medjool dates
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt (or to taste)
1 ½ tablespoons raw coconut oil (best if soft but not liquid)
3 tablespoons carob chips
Option: Balls may be rolled in unsweetened coconut or chopped nuts.