we ❤♥❤ cacao Xo

raw vegan truffles

ingredients:
3/4 cup powdered raw cacao
3/4 cup dates
1/8 cup coconut milk
1/8 cup coconut oil
1 tbsp pure maple syrup
2 tsp vanilla extract

IMG_6074step 1

in a food processor or blender add:

❤ pitted, thinly sliced dates 3/4 C
❤ organic coconut oil 1/8 C
❤ coconut milk 1/8 C
❤ pure maple syrup 1 tbsp
❤ vanilla extract 2 tsp

blend until dates, coconut oil, milk, syrup & vanilla extract become a paste
[there may be a small amount of oil separation]

IMG_5905IMG_5909

step 2

in a bowl add date mix with first half of powdered cacao, mix,
add second half and mix until all one thick, chocolate paste consistency.

hand roll mix into balls, refrigerate and enjoy!

IMG_5902.

IMG_6073.

.

.

.

.

>>use fresh raspberries or shaved coconut to add flavors to your truffles! IMG_5899

.

.

.

 

IMG_5900

.

.

.

.

benefits of raw cacao:
energy boosting//mood elevation//antioxidant rich//high in: magnesium, iron, copper, zinc and potassium//PMS relief//promotes healthy cholesterol//improves circulation

benefits of dates:
promotes healthy skin and muscle development//energy boosting//rich in dietary fiber//rich in vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B5 and C//natural antioxidant//helps regulate digestive processes

benefits of coconut oil:
contains lauric, capric & caprylic acid which are antimicrobial lipids who have anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties//promotes healthy metabolism

IMG_5913 IMG_5915 IMG_6072

happy valentine’s day!

love, HYV ❤

Advertisements

One thought on “we ❤♥❤ cacao Xo

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s