Plant-Based Truffle Bites

plant-based truffle bites

Sending your Valentine a sugar crash? Not very romantic. But gifting your Valentine adorable truffles made with clean, plant-based energy? That definitely gets us excited. A homemade gift will always be more intimate than store-bought, so get ready to craft with this easy, no-bake #Reddcipe. It’s a perfect healthy treat for Galentine’s Day brunch or a sweet gift for the wellness warrior in your life. After all, true love means wanting the best for someone – inside and out.

 

Redd Salted Caramel Cashew Almond Bee Bites

Recipe Creator: @onehungrybee

ingredients for plant-based truffle bites
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 Salted Caramel Redd bar (save the other half for garnishing)
  • 1 cup raw, unsalted cashews
  • 3/4 cup raw, unsalted almonds
  • 1 cup dates, pitted (around 10)
  • 1 tsp hemp seed
  • 2 tsp chia seed
  • 1/4 nut butter
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder (to taste)
  • 1-2 tsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Blend ingredients together for 3 minutes in a food processor, or until the ingredients come together in the bowl. Roll into balls. If you’re feeling decadent, you can also coat some in cacao powder!

forming plant-based truffle bites
Cashew Cream:
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked preferably overnight)
  • 1 date
  • 1 tsp strained raspberry or beet juice for color

 

After the cashews have soaked, drain the soaking water and put them in a food processor with around ¾ cup water  – enough so they are just covered. Add the date and coloring and blend. If you’d like thicker cream, replace some of the water with nut milk.

plant-based truffle bites

Use a piping bag to pipe the cashew cream onto the bites. For a sweet final touch, use a small cookie cutter to cut the Redd bar into hearts to garnish your truffles!

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