CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES- Vegan, Gluten-Free & Refined Sugar-Free

Sift, Stir & Savour

What’s crunchy in the center, soft in the middle and chocolate on the outside?

Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

You guessed it HOMEMADE FERRERO ROCHER TRUFFLES!!!

These little beauties don’t really need an introduction, but boy do they ever deserve one. A roasted hazelnut center, surrounded by chocolate hazelnut cookie dough, rolled in crunchy rice cereal, dipped in dark chocolate and then topped with chopped hazelnuts. I’m not going to lie, these are a little time consuming to make, but they’re worth every minute. Especially when you see how healthy they are:

Healthy Homemade Ferrero Rocher Truffles

All the flavour and texture of the traditional Ferrero Rocher Truffles without all the processed ingredients and refined sugars.

Serves 20

Ingredients:

  • 20 whole hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp brown rice flour
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder (cocoa powder would also work)
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (any granulated sugar should work)
  • 2 1/2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 2…

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Who Says Vegetarian has to be boring?

Alexandra's Violinistic Life

I’ve been vegetarian for over 10 years now, and I’m about 90% vegan (I don’t eat things like cheese, butter etc) but I love my greek yogurt and nonfat milk.

 

Anyways, tonight I was making lots of yummy food for the week, aka runner fuel 🙂 and I thought I’d share 2 of my favourite recipes:

 

Brussel Sprout Salad

Raw Brussel Sprouts, about 10, cut into ribbons

1 C Crumbled plain or Herbed Goat Cheese

1 C. Blanched Almonds

Lots of Fresh Pepper

Salt

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Carmelized Leeks (In Olive Oil)

 

Just mix everything together. So so so yummy. 

 

 

Broccoli Asian Salad

Broccoli Slaw (In bags pre cut from Safeway/Vons, Trader Joes etc)

2 Tbsp Soy Vey Very Teriyaki Sauce

2 Tbsp Ginger Water (The water from the sushi Ginger)

1 Bunch Green Onions Finely Chopped

1 C. Blanched Almonds (or any other…

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