March is National Nutrition Month!

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1 pound pitted, ground dates (If they’re too hard, microwave for a minute and allow to cool.)
1 cup unsalted pistachios, shelled and crushed into small pieces
1 cup unsalted cashews, crushed into very tiny pieces
1 cup fine cut oatmeal or 1 cup wheat germ or a combination of both
3 tablespoons sesame paste

Mix these ingredients together with a large, wooden spoon, or better yet, with clean hands, until thoroughly blended.

PistachiosForm balls or bars with the dough.

Place on a parchment paper on a baking pan.
Bake at 320 degrees for 25 minutes.

When cool, you can roll them in unsweetened, ground coconut.


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