Decending Point Lachenal
Fudgie Hemp Balls
For fudge balls:
8 Pitted medjool dates
1 heaping tablespoon cocoa powder, or carob
1 heaping tablespoon hulled hemp seeds (aka, hearts)
1 heaping teaspoon coconut oil
few drops extract such as hazelnut or vanilla, optional
1-2 tablespoons hemp seeds for rolling
1. Process first 5 ingredients in food processor fitted with an “s” blade until mixture starts sticking together.
2. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in extra hemp seeds. Fudgies can be refrigerated about 1 hour to firm up. These are very soft and chewy if eaten right away. Recipe makes about 6 balls.
Freshly Minted Baby Cheetahs at the National Zoo
Ready … set … cuteness! Two 1-month-old cheetah cubs were transported to the Zoo last week from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. They won’t be on exhibit until late this summer, but in the meantime you can read about their rocky entrance into the world and the extraordinary measures our vets and animal care staff took to save them… (read more)
(via: Smithsonian National Zoo)