Apple Nut Truffles
No need to feel guilty! These delicious truffles are made with nuts, seeds and fruit.
1 1/2 cups raw cashews
1 cup raw almonds
1 medium apple, peeled, cored and sliced
1 teaspoon ground chia seeds
8 dried apricots, minced
cinnamon (for coating)
unsweetened shredded coconut (for coating)
Grind the cashews and almonds into a powdered meal in a high-powered blender, then add the apple slices, ground chia seeds and dried apricot and blend again until smooth.
To make truffles, chill mixture for 1-2 hours, then form into small balls and roll each ball in either the cinnamon or a mixture of coconut and cocoa powder.
Note: May also be used as a spread for apple or banana slices.
Calories 233; Protein 7 g; Carbohydrates 17 g; Total Fat 17.1 g; Saturated Fat 2.9 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 4 mg; Fiber 4.2 g; Beta-Carotene 144 ug; Vitamin C 1 mg; Calcium 61 mg; Iron 2.4 mg; Folate 13 ug; Magnesium 109 mg; Zinc 1.8 mg; Selenium 5.2 ug