Naturally Gluten Free and No Sugar Added sweet treats that will boost your energy!

Sprouted Buckwheat Energy Truffles

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I am a huge fan of buckwheat. It is a great source of protein, it’s low glycemic, it’s gluten-free and it’s packed with great nutrients. Sprouting buckwheat helps with opening up its nutritious content and with the absorption of all the goodness. In addition, it has a slightly sweet taste that complements these truffles and makes them a super healthy chocolate treat. Use buckwheat and cocoa powder combo to boost your energy when needed.
Servings Prep Time Passive Time
15-20truffles 15min 1hr
Servings Prep Time
15-20truffles 15min
Passive Time
1hr
Ingredients
Servings: truffles
Ingredients
Servings: truffles
Instructions
  1. Use sprouted green buckwheat or just soaked overnight buckwheat. To sprout buckwheat soak it overnight. After that rinse well and cover with a wet cloth for another day or 2. Once you see sprouts coming out, you can use this buckwheat.
  2. Puree buckwheat in a food processor until hummus-like consistency.
  3. Meanwhile, cover dried apricots and dates with boiling water and leave them to soften for 5-10min.
  4. Puree dates and apricots in a food processor. You can leave small pieces for texture.
  5. Crush walnuts in a food processor.
  6. In a bowl, mix buckwheat, dried fruits, walnuts, and cocoa powder. The mixture should be thick enough to make truffles.
  7. Crush pecans in a food processor.
  8. Form a small truffle ball and gently roll in pecans until evenly covered.
  9. Can be enjoyed right away or for better texture leave in the fridge for at least an hour.