Sweet Truffles: The Ultimate Treat for Fashionable Foodies
Indulge guilt-free with these Low-Sugar Chocolate Truffles, bursting with Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse Ingredients
Low-sugar chocolate truffles, rich in anti-inflammatory ingredients.
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December 12, 2023
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If you have a sweet tooth like me, get ready for a divine experience that will satisfy your cravings while taking your fashion game to a whole new level. Brace yourselves, my fellow fashionistas, for these truffles are about to redefine sweetness and elegance. They taste like chef’s kiss perfection (yes, I mean “impress a professional chef” kind of perfection!). Trust me, once you indulge in these heavenly bites, you won’t be able to resist their allure.
But wait, there’s more! These truffles are not only a ravishing treat but also a powerful addition to your beauty routine. Introducing the sensational beauty & gut collagen+ powder, a daily ritual that makes your skin glow, your hair shine, and your nails defy gravity. Talk about a sweetheart deal!
Now, let me share the delightful backstory behind these tantalizing treats. Picture this: in the depths of my health complications during my wild 20s, my body longed for sustenance and satiety. My cravings were running wild, thanks to nutrient deficiencies and hormone imbalances. I knew I had to nourish myself, but I was on a mission to find a delightful ally that would banish inflammation and ignite my healing process. Say hello to my homemade truffles – a heavenly snack that ticked all the boxes.
But what makes these treats truly special? Let’s unravel their secrets, shall we? The superstar ingredient here is cacao. Packed with antioxidants and low in sugar, cacao is the style statement your taste buds have been yearning for. And if that wasn’t enough, we’ve got cinnamon in the mix. This powerful antioxidant not only adds warmth and depth but also battles inflammation like an absolute fashion icon. But wait, there’s more! Chia and hemp seeds join the party, bringing their protein game to the table and ensuring that these treats are as nutritious as they are indulgent. Sweetened with dates and a blend of cinnamon, cacao, and vanilla extract, these truffles also boast the superpower of stabilizing your blood sugar levels. Fiber and healthy omega-3 fats complete the transformation, turning these truffles into your very own well-being bombs in disguise.
So, my darlings, here’s my fabulous suggestion: whip up a batch of these sinfully delectable truffles and keep them on standby in your fridge. They are not only perfect for satisfying those sweet cravings between meals but also make for a healthier alternative to pack in your little one’s lunchbox. Fashionable, delicious, and nourishing – what more could you ask for?
- Prep time: 10 minutes
- Makes: 12
- 2 Medjool dates, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes and drained
- ¾ cup unsweetened creamy almond butter
- ⅔ cup hemp seeds
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3 tablespoons chia seeds
- Pinch of salt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a food processor, blend the dates and almond butter into a paste.
- Add the hemp seeds, cocoa powder, cinnamon, chia seeds, salt, and vanilla, and blend until you have a cohesive dough.
- Roll the dough into 12 balls. To add an extra touch of glamour, you can roll them in cocoa powder for a chic coating. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Recipe copyright © 2023 by Maggie Berghoff. From EAT TO TREAT: A Three-Step Plan to Reduce Inflammation, Detoxify Your Life, and Heal Your Body by Maggie Berghoff. Reprinted by permission of Atria Books, a Division of Simon & Schuster Inc.
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Now, go forth and treat yourself like the style icon you are! Remember, fashion starts from the inside out. Until next time, stay fabulously inspired!