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Raw Chocolate Maca Protein Truffles

Raw Chocolate Maca Protein Truffles
Chef:Sarah McMinn

ABOUT THE CHEF

Sarah is a classically trained pastry chef and long time vegan. Her passion for health, food, art, and photography led her to create My Darling Vegan, a recipe and resource blog for healthy, planted-based eating. Sarah believes in centering a diet around whole, natural foods but will always find room for a chocolate cupcake. She bakes, eats, and lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, two kids, two cats, and dog.

These Raw Chocolate Maca Protein Truffles combine cashews, walnuts, dates and coconut oil with our Epic Protein : Chocolate Maca for a delicious raw and vegan dessert snack that is packed with complete plant protein. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup cashews, soaked 2-4 hours
  • ½ cup walnuts, soaked 2-4 hours
  • 8 large medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons Epic Protein : Chocolate Maca
  • 2 tablespoons cacao nibs
  • about 2 tablespoon cacao powder, for dusting
DIRECTIONS
  1. Drain and rinse the cashews and walnuts before transferring them to a food processor along with the dates. Process until well incorporated.
  2. With the motor running, slowly add the melted coconut oil, and blend again until thoroughly combined and smooth.
  3. Add the Epic Protein : Chocolate Maca and puree until completely incorporated.
  4. Add the cacao nibs and pulse a few times until mixed together.
  5. Transfer to a small bowl, cover and refrigerate for one hour until the truffle dough is hard enough to roll into balls.
  6. Roll into balls about 1 tablespoon in size, and then coat in cacao powder.
  7. Enjoy!

NOTES

Store in the refrigerator.


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