Avocado Chocolate Truffle

Avocado Chocolate Truffle
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Serves: 10 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
Time to swap out the saturated-fat-and-sugar-loaded traditional chocolate treats for a recipe that's as delicious as it is good for you! Using our frozen Avocado Pieces, you never have to worry about over-ripe avocados, and by replacing saturated fats with monounsaturated fats, we not only improve our blood cholesterol levels but reduce blood pressure! Enjoy these tasty good-for-you treats next time you’re craving something sweet!

Recipe Benefits

  • Immunity
  • Brain Health
  • Digestion

Ingredients

  • Directions
    1. Measure out avocado pieces from the freezer and let sit for 30 minutes - 1 hour, until they come to room temperature

    2. Once avocado is at room temperature, add avocado, vanilla and a small pinch of sea salt to a food processor and pulse until smooth

    3. Place dark chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and then microwave in 20 second intervals until melted, stirring in-between each interval

    4. Once melted, pour chocolate in the food processor with the avocado mixture, pulsing until completely combined and lump-free

    5. Place mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up

    6. Fill a small bowl with the cocoa powder

    7. Once mixture is firm, scoop ~ 1/2 tbsp of mixture and roll into a 1-inch ball with your hands

    8. Once rolled, individually place truffles in the bowl of cocoa powder and roll around until completely covered

    9. Place covered balls on parchment paper and store in the fridge until you are ready to enjoy!

  • Nutritional Benefits
    • High in Copper

      Copper is an essential nutrient that helps to absorb iron, maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves and immune function.

    • Good Source of Manganese

      Manganese, an essential trace mineral, is necessary for the function of the brain, nervous system and aids in the production of many vital enzymes and antioxidants.

    • Good Source of Fiber

      Fiber aids in many important functions within the body, including maintaining steady blood sugar levels, keeping hunger at bay, fueling a healthy gut microbiome, and aiding in bowel regularity.

  • Advanced Nutrients

    Macronutrients are the nutritive components of food that the body needs for energy and to maintain the body's structure and systems.

    Nutritional Facts

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