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Raw Cacao Truffles [Vegan]

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Raw cacao or raw chocolate (not the roasted, processed cousin known as cocoa) is known as a superfood for health and vitality. Cacao is the seed of the Theobroma cacao tree’s fruit. The powder is dark in color and rich in nutrients. The bitter taste of raw cacao powder is often mixed with carob or stevia to make it more palatable. However, in this recipe, sweeten it with the naturally sweet dates, raisins, and coconut to create delicious truffles!

Raw Cacao Truffles [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Raw Vegan Vegan

Calories

101

Serves

35-45 truffles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw almonds
  • 3/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 6 dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup organic raisins
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons–1/4 cup cold, filtered water
  • 1 cup shredded, dried organic unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
  • Variations: Add some cayenne to spice it up, cinnamon, or whatever flavor you would like to try.

Preparation

  1. Grind the almonds in a food processor to desired consistency. Add the cacao, dates, raisins, coconut oil, and a pinch of sea salt.
  2. Once everything is blended well, add the water to make the mixture moist.
  3. Empty mixture into a bowl and get ready to roll. Take a small amount of the mixture and roll balls a touch smaller than that of a golf ball between your palms. If you want to, dip each ball into a smaller bowl of the coconut flakes and cover thoroughly by rolling and pressing to cover each ball evenly.
  4. Keep in refrigerator to help the truffles harden for at least two hours till ready to serve.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 3546 | Total Carbs: 273 g | Total Fat: 241 g | Total Protein: 91 g | Total Sodium: 639 g | Total Sugar: 178 g

Per Serving: Calories: 101 | Carbs: 8 g | Fat: 7 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 18 mg | Sugar: 5 g

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Kibby Miller turned her life and health around in 2010 by switching over to a plant-based diet and lifestyle.  Two years later, enthused with the results she saw in herself and passionate about getting the word out, she started her own blog on healthy, plant-based eating.  She now teaches others how easy and delicious it is to transition over to this way of eating and living through her Healthy Cooking Classes.  Her approach to healing focuses not only on the foods you put into your mouth but also incorporates the elements of body, mind and spirit.  Come visit www.kibbysblendedlife.com to find out more about Kibbyand to get tons of information, recipes, and inspiration! website:  http://www.kibbysblendedlife.com Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kibbys-Blended-Life/461561530523978?fref=ts Youtube videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaZUNKGOr7v1lH24exuX9wQ/videos


 

 

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10 comments on “Raw Cacao Truffles [Vegan]”

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HealthR
2 Years Ago

Can you tell how many calories are in each one? Thank you.


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Safina Rose
3 Years Ago

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Dawn Arias
3 Years Ago

Thanks Krysta Ely Blackburn


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Shannan Atreides
3 Years Ago

Cocao makes me stoned lol


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Laura Paolo Voltolina
3 Years Ago

Buoniiiiiii


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Krysta Ely Blackburn
3 Years Ago

Dawn Arias - Thought you might enjoy this recipe


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Yaquina Lady
3 Years Ago

Yummy for cocoa in the morning. Heat milk first then add. Stevia too. Yum!


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Lisa Caporelli
3 Years Ago

I am going to make these!!!


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Lois Duttinger
3 Years Ago

I add it to my protein drinks.


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