Updated: Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012, 3:01 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012, 3:01 PM EST
Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) -
Join the WOTV 4 Women Crew for the Holiday Cookie Exchange! Our experts are sharing their favorite holiday baking recipes including this delicious (and guilt-free) truffle from Wellness expert Michele Fife!
I love to entertain and I really love surprising people with great tasting food that is also healthy and vegan! I think people tend to assume that because I do not consume animal products that I also have given up on taste and that is simply untrue!
This truffle recipe is so easy it can be made in minutes, and rolling the different toppings on can be a family affair. You will not be disappointed with these yummy treats. -Om Shanti ~Michele
So Easy Vegan Truffles
1 Package Silken Tofu (12 oz)
1 Package Ghiradelli (dairy free) Semi Sweet Chips (12 oz)
1-3 TBL Pure Maple Syrup
1 tsp Vanilla - OR Kaluha
Crushed Pecans or Walnuts
Crushed Raw Cacao
Shredded Organic Coconut
Puree the Tofu block with a mixer
Meanwhile melt chocolate chips in microwave or a double burner.
Add pureed tofu to melted chocolate
Add the maple syrup and the vanilla...
Roll about a tablespoon size amount into balls. Rolls the balls into your toppings. I have listed some here I like to use but you can go wild with ideas. Then refrigerate them for 1-2 hours to serve. Now, try not to eat too many.
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