Raw Chocolate Truffles
If you love chocolate as much as I do, these raw chocolate truffles are an amazing way to get your chocolate fix while avoiding refined sugars and getting a healthy boost of energy. They honestly take about five minutes to make in the food processor and are delicious! I love my sweets but I also like them to have some nutritional value. Especially now with my daughter, I need to make sure that I have energy and I don't have the space for the energy crash that comes with consuming sugars. So when your tired and craving sweets or chocolate these are a perfectly healthy option and will give you a little boost to keep you going throughout the day!
- Packed with omega 3 fatty acids from the walnuts.
- They contain healthy fats and plant based protein from the hemp hearts.
- Free of refined or added sugar as they are sweetened with dates.
- The raw cocoa is packed with antioxidants and magnesium which is a common deficiency today.
- The raw cocoa also has some caffeine so it will give you that extra boost of energy which is just needed some days!
Raw Chocolate Bites
Author: Stephanie || Prep time: 5 mins || Total time: 5 mins
- 1 cup raw walnuts
- 1/2 cup hemp hearts
- 1 cup pitted medjool dates
- 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 pinch of sea salt (or to taste)
- Start by adding the walnuts and hemp hearts into the food processor for a couple of minutes until blended into a smoother consistency.
- Then add dates and blend for another minute or so.
- Once blended as the cocoa powder, vanilla and sea salt and blend some more. Until a smooth dough like consistency. It may form into one big ball in the food processor when it's done.
- Roll into balls using your hands. Using approximately 1 heaping tablespoon at a time.
- Set in freezer for a couple of hours before eating for the best texture.
- Store in freezer.
Look for dried dates that are softer and more moist. If they are harder and more dried out you may need to chop and then soak in boiling water for a couple of minutes. Then drain the extra water before adding to the recipe.