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20 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Meal Types:
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Date, Almond and Brazil Nut Truffles

A healthy treat to keep your chocolate craving at bay.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place the dates, almonds, coco powder, lime rind and juice in a food processor and blend until the mixture forms a stiff ball - adding more lime juice if necessary to help bring the mixture together
  2. Remove blade and roll date mixture into balls. Place in truffle cases or roll into balls and fill each with a Brazil (or macadamia) nut. Roll in extra chopped nuts too, if you like.
  3. Cover and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  4. Note: you can also dust your truffle in coco powder, coconut or chopped nuts for that extra treat!
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Nutrition summary:

There are 120 calories in 1 serving of Date, Almond and Brazil Nut Truffles.
Calorie break-down: 55% fat, 37% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 71
Calories 120
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.9g 12%
  Saturated Fat 1.332g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.127g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.903g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 0%
Potassium 186mg  
Total Carbohydrate 11.82g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 2.5g 10%
  Sugars 7.34g  
Protein 2.61g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
6%
of RDI*
(120 calories)
6% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (37%)
 
Fat (55%)
 
Protein (8%)
Carbohydrates, 11.82g (37%) Fat, 7.9g (55%) Protein, 2.61g (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories