July 17, 2010

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Posted in Food, Health, Recipes tagged , , , , at 7:05 am by Liliana

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate Truffles

It is not easy to find a recipe for a delicious dessert that is also good for you. Well, here is one.

Don’t be sidelined by the word – prunes. Try and you will see how good they can taste!

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pitted prunes
  • 1/4 cup pitted dates
  • 3 TBS almond butter
  • 1 TBS maple syrup
  • 3 TBS unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup finely grated unsweetened coconut

Directions:

  1. In a food processor, drop the prunes and dates through the feed hole one by one. Scrape the processor bowl and run until the prunes and dates are smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except for the coconut. Run until smooth and scrape the processor bowl with a spatula as needed.
  3. Roll the mixture into 12 one-inch balls and roll in coconut to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour.

Makes 12 pieces.

Try these lovely truffles with tea or coffee.

Source: George Mateljan

July 2, 2010

Orange and Coconut Treat

Posted in Food, Health, Recipes tagged , , , , , at 7:32 am by Liliana

Orange and Coconut Treat

Orange and Coconut Treat

It takes no time to prepare this healthy and delicious fruit treat.

It could make a fine after-school snack for your kids.

Other members of your family who appreciates delicious food will be grateful as well.

Or make it for yourself, as a mid-morning treat at work. Enjoy.

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 oranges, peeled and cut into segments
  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 TBS sliced, toasted almonds

Directions:
Prepare fruit and toss with coconut and almonds.

Source: George Mateljan