August 8, 2017: Brigid and The Power of Juice on The Rhode Show In the Kitchen: Super Seeded Truffle Bites
Brigid Rafferty, Chef and Owner at The Power of Juice, joined us to share her recipe for Super Seeded Truffle Bites and showed us how to put together a healthy parfait.
Yield = fills a 9″x13″ tray
Melt coconut oil in a bain marie on the stove top, or in a crock pot on lowest setting or leave it in the jar in a container of hot water until it is liquid):
— 1 cup coconut oil
Blend until a coarse meal in a food processor (20 seconds):
— 2 cups of nuts of your choice
Blend until smooth in a food processor (1 minute):
— Coconut oil from above
— 1 cup maple syrup
— 2 2/3 cups cacao powder
— 2 Tbsp. vanilla paste or vanilla extract
— 2 tsp. sea salt of your choice
— 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
Mix by hand in a large bowl until well blended:
— 1 1/2 cups ground nut mixture from above
— 1 1/2 cups dried fruit & seed mix of your juice (ideas include cranberries, raisins, chopped apricots, blueberries, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, etc.)
Spread the mixture into a parchment lined 9″ x 13″ tray by hand until generally level
Smooth completely level with a pastry spreader
Cover and chill for 1/2 hour. Remove from fridge and sprinkle an even layer of dried unsweetened coconut flakes (1/4 cup) on the top of the chocolate and press it in so it will stick.
Chill until set. Cut into desired shape and size.