Looking for a way to impress your Valentine? Here’s a quick and simple, healthy and decadent treat sure to impress. No one will know how healthy they are. Plus they are rich in calcium and magnesium—both critical to healthy heart and nerve function. Their creamy, rich texture won’t reveal that they are also high in fiber.
1 cup raw unsalted pecans
1 cup fresh, pitted Medjool dates (about 9 large dates)
3 Tbsp raw cacao powder
1 tsp raw vanilla powder or pure vanilla extract
Raw ground almonds to coat (approximately 1/2 cup)
In a food processor, grind pecans. When finely ground add dates, cacao and vanilla powder and process until well-ground and smooth. Roll in teaspoon-size balls and coat in ground almonds.
Makes approximately 16 truffles.