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Chocolate Walnut and Date Truffles

End your Christmas meal with these tasty and healthy treats.  They will definitely satisfy your craving for something sweet!  Because of the walnuts they are very high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential fats for all of your body’s cells, especially your brain. The dates are a great source of dietary fiber, iron and potassium. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 3 dates pitted
  • 2-4 squares of dark chocolate (we use Endangered Species brand)
  • 1 tsp shredded coconut + additional for coating truffles

Directions

  • In a food processor, mix all ingredients together
  • With your hands form truffle sized pieces
  • Coat with shredded coconut

Makes about 10 pieces

Prep Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 3 medjool dates
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tablespoons natural cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds or Antura (chia seeds)

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients well in Blendtec blender on smoothie setting

Recipe courtesy of Joel Fuhrman M.D.