Chicago mama, fashion designer, stylist and blogger Elina Casell moved from Sweden to Chicago with her Blackhawks hockey playing husband Niklas Hjalmarsson and then gave birth to their first son 19 months ago. Needless to say, she’s one busy mama! As busy as she may be, this RAD mom still finds time to invent healthy snacks for her family to enjoy. Her latest creation? Healthy Chocolate Bites!

Healthy Chocolate Bites
  • Prep time:10min
  • Yield: 8-10m
  • 1 Cup Pitted Dates
  • 1 Cup Walnuts
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Raw Cocoa (For Baking)
  1. Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until combined.
  2. Use your hands to roll small balls of the mixture.
  3. Roll with other toppings (sometimes Elina uses white sesame seeds), we opted for a dusting of extra cocoa!