These are quick to make and easy to take on the go but provide long lasting energy! An amazing sweet treat and amazingly good for you!
Dates: An alkaline food and good source of soluble fiber. Also has antioxidants
Walnuts: Contain monounsaturated fats, assisting to lower LDL cholesterol levels. Contains important amino acids that assist blood vessels to relax. Rich in antioxidants.
Cocoa Powder: Contains antioxidants as well.
1 Cup unsweetened dates, pitted and chopped
1 ¼ cup raw walnuts, unsalted
¼ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
2 T honey or pure maple syrup
Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor. Roll into “truffle” size balls and store in are-tight container.
Two truffles 140 Calories, 8 g fat, 16g carbohydrates 3 g protein
Katie Davis, MS. RD, CSSD, LDN (www.RDKate.com)