Vanilla Mint Truffles

(Makes about 18 truffles)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup nuts, ground into a powder (e.g almonds, walnuts, pecans or cashews)
  • 1/2 cup nut or seed butter¬† (unsweetened, unsalted) e.g. tahini, peanut or almond butter
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup sweetener. (we used a combo of agave nectar and honey, but maple syrup is also great)
  • dash of sea salt
  • 1 teapoons Mint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

Put nuts into a blender and grind into a powder.  Then add all other ingredients (nut butter, cacao powder, sweetener, salt, mint and vanilla extract) and continue to blend until all ingredients come together in a thick mass.

 

Roll into small truffles, and store in the refrigerator to solidify.

Dust with dried coconut or more cacao powder to make them fancy.

About the Author


This recipe was cooked up by Quinn Asteak, the owner of Health Coach Quinn and a co-founder of {Healthy} Cooking Camp, which both aim to teach people that cooking with whole foods can be easy, enjoyable and totally forking delicious. She is incredibly passionate about showing our Bella Beauties how to kill it in the kitchen, all with your health in mind. Want to ask Quinn a question about one of her recipes? Leave her a comment below and she will make sure you have all the cooking confidence you need! To learn more about Quinn Asteak or to connect with her further, visit her Bella Life profile here.

2 Responses to Gluten Free Vanilla Mint Truffles ~ Vibrant Health Challenge Recipe
  1. Raw cacao power is a super (duper) food full of antioxidants and minerals like magnesium and iron. Move over spinach. I’d much rather have the cacao. Alright, so you need both. I love this recipe because it is all about what I call “naked” ingredients.


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