Recipe courtesy of our dear friends at the Shanti Retreat on Wolfe Island.
Found on page 63 of their Shanti at Home cookbook
– 1 cup raw cacao
– 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
– 20 pitted dates, soaked
– 1/3 cup water
– 1/3 cup coconut oil
– 1/4 cup nuts, chopped
– 1 tsp vanilla
– 1 tsp cinnamon
– 1/4 tsp sea salt
For rolling truffles:
– shredded coconut, hemp hearts, or chai seeds
For topping truffles:
– almonds, goji berries
Instructions: *makes about 15 truffles
Soak dates in warm water for 10 minutes.
In a food processor, mix coconut with oil.
Add dates along with 1/3 cup of soaking water.
Add cacao, nuts, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and more water if necessary.
Remove from food processor and roll into balls.
Roll truffles in coconut, hemp hearts, or chia seeds. Top with almond or goji berry.
Place in fridge to set for 30 minutes before serving.
Shanti Retreat hosts Wendy and Darin invite you to relax, rejuvenate and unwind at Shanti Retreat located on beautiful Wolfe Island. Join Darin and Wendy for either a Weekend or Mid-Week Yoga Retreat. We are also available for Corporate Wellness Retreats. Delicious vegetarian meals are lovingly prepared in the Shanti kitchen.
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Kingston, it is a scenic 20 minute free car ferry ride to this island sanctuary. The spacious century inn and cabins are located on a tranquil 11 acre property. There are sweeping views of the St. Lawrence and memorable sunsets from the outdoor dining patio.
Shanti’s chef, Landon Chatterton, is currently working on a second Shanti cookbook to be released in early 2017.
To get a copy of their cookbook, book into a retreat, or explore these amazing yogis further, please check their website at http://www.shantiretreat.ca/