vrijdag 22 november 2013

Healthy Truffles (Kopie)

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Truffle Recipes

Cherry Pie TrufflesMakes 22

Ingredients:

•2 Cups of Pecans
•1 Cup of Pitted Dates
•1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
•¼ Cup Ground Flax
•Juice of 1/2 Lemon
•Zest of 1/2 Lemon
•¼ Cup Water
•1/3 Cup Dried Natural Cherries
•1/4 Cup Toasted Coconut (for rolling)
Directions:

1.Add your two cups of pecans to your food processor and blend until it is in small pieces.
2.Add your ground flax and pulse until blended.
3.Add the vanilla extract, lemon juice, lemon zest, dates, and water. Blend until dough texture.
4.Remove the dough from the food processor and place in a bowl.
5.Hand mix cherries into mixture.
6.Begin rolling protein balls into 1 inch balls.
7.Roll protein balls in toasted coconut until completely covered.
8.Place balls on a plate or in a container, cover and place in the fridge.
*Special Note – These tend to be quite sticky. Placing these in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before rolling will help. I like to use two metal spoons to do my rolling.

Tip – For a special treat these are delicious dipped or drizzled with chocolate.


Key Lime TrufflesMakes 16-18

Ingredients:

•1 Cup of Cashews
•1/2 Cup of Pitted Dates
•1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
•¼ Cup Unsweetened Coconut
•¼ Cup Ground Flax (optional)
•Juice of 1 Lime
•Zest of 1 Lime
•¼ Cup Water
Directions:

1.Add your cashews to your food processor and blend until it is flour.
2.Add your unsweetened coconut and ground flax and pulse until blended.
3.Add the vanilla extract, lime juice, lime zest, dates, and water. Blend until dough texture.
4.Remove the dough from the food processor and place in a bowl. Begin rolling protein balls into 1 inch balls.
5.Roll protein balls in coconut until completely covered (I prefer to toast the coconut)
6.Place balls on a plate or in a container, cover and place in the refrigerator for a few hours.
7.Enjoy!
*Special Note – These tend to be quite sticky. Placing these in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before rolling will help. I like to use two metal spoons to do my rolling.


Lemon Coconut TrufflesMakes 16-18 Bites

Ingredients:

•1 Cup Pitted Dates
•1 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
•1 Cup Raw Cashews
•1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
•Juice of 2 Lemons
•Zest of 1/2 Lemon
Directions:

1.Add your cashews to your food processor and blend until it is flour.
2.Add your unsweetened coconut and pulse until blended.
3.Add the vanilla extract, lemon juice, lemon zest, dates, and water. Blend until dough texture.
4.Remove the dough from the food processor and place in a bowl. Begin rolling protein balls into 1 inch balls.
5.Roll protein balls in coconut until completely covered (I prefer to toast the coconut)
6.Place balls on a plate or in a container, cover and place in the refrigerator for a few hours.
7.Enjoy!
*Special Note – These tend to be quite sticky. Placing these in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before rolling will help. I like to use two metal spoons to do my rolling.


Amaretto Fudge TrufflesMakes 16-18 Small Squares

Ingredients:

•1 Cup Slivered Almonds
•1 Cup Pitted Dates
•1/3 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
•1/4 Tsp Almond Extract
•2 Tbsp Natural Cocoa
Directions:

1.Using your large food processor bowl and blade process all ingredients until dough like consistency with visible chunks of nut.
2.Roll into cookie dough balls.
3.Enjoy!
4.Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
Tip – These are delicious rolled in cocoa or made into chocolates by drizzling chocolate overtop or dipping them in dark chocolate.


Mint Chocolate TrufflesMakes 16-18

Ingredients:

•1 Cup Dates
•1 Cup Slivered Almonds
•1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
•½ Tsp Mint Extract
•1/3 Cup Chocolate Chips (Optional)
Directions:

1.Using your large food processor bowl and blade process all ingredients except chocolate chips until dough like consistency with visible chunks of nut.
2.Manually fold chocolate chips into crust.
3.Roll into cookie dough balls.
4.Enjoy!
5.Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
Tip – These are delicious rolled in cocoa or made into chocolates by drizzling chocolate overtop or dipping them in dark chocolate.


Chocolate Cranberry TrufflesMakes 22

Ingredients:

•2 Cups of Cashews
•1 Cup of Pitted Dates
•1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
•¼ Cup Ground Flax
•¼ Cup Water
•1/3 Cup Dried Natural Cranberries
•1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder (for rolling)
•1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
Directions:

1.Add your two cups of cashews to your food processor and blend until it is flour.
2.Add your 1/4 cup ground flax and pulse until blended.
3.Add the vanilla extract, 1 Tbsp cocoa powder, dates, and water. Blend until dough texture.
4.Remove the dough from the food processor and place in a bowl.
5.Hand mix cranberries into mixture.
6.Begin rolling protein balls into 1 inch balls.
7.Roll protein balls in cocoa until completely covered.
8.Place balls on a plate or in a container, cover and place in the fridge.
*Special Note – These tend to be quite sticky. Placing these in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before rolling will help. I like to use two metal spoons to do my rolling.

http://www.damyhealth.com/2012/02/healthy-truffles-chocolates-and-raw-cookies/

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