Super Stamina Cocoa-Coconut Truffles

Makes approx 24 truffles.

Ingredients

2/3 cup Cocoa powder
1¼ cup almonds, ground
3/4 cup Mid Eastern or Medjool fresh dried dates, pitted
2 Tbsp (30 mL) Maison Orphee Organic Coconut Oil
¼ tsp sea salt
Hemp seeds to sprinkle balls

Preparation

Process cocoa powder and almonds. Add dates, coconut oil and sea salt; puree until mixture sticks together. If needed add a little more coconut oil or dates to adjust texture to desired stickiness and the level of sweetness. Roll into 1 inch balls then roll balls in hemp seeds. Chill for a minimum of one hour. Store in fridge or freezer for up to 2 – 3 weeks, if they last that long.

Note : The med chain saturated fatty acid of the Coconut oil is fabulous for athletes for it provides an easily digested and instantly accessed source of energy.