Raw Cinnamon Ginger Truffles

photo credit: nourishingmeals.comThat stash of Halloween candy still staring you in the face and taunting you to come get one little piece? I know the stash in my house is and I haven’t eaten a commercial candy bar in over a year and a half! (But I have eaten lots of dark chocolate candy bars!) 😉 That damn orange bucket with its 2 teeth grinning back at me is trying real hard to work it’s magic! Believe me, I’m fighting hard! So I hid the bucket, so it’s out of site and I’m actually about to donate all that candy to someone more in need of it! 😉 Instead I whipped this little recipe together so I could fight the urge and kick my craving, without the guilt or excess processed sugar. So here’s my recipe for Cinnamon Ginger Truffles in the raw form. Keep a stash in the refrigerator when you’re desperate for something sweet! They’re so good it’s hard to eat just one!

This recipe is included in my new fall/winter cookbook! So if you love this one, make sure to check out my fall and winter cookbook. All the recipes are healthy, original, and easy to make. You can grab one from my website, under the shop section. Shipping is included so it’ll be on its way with a click of a button! Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodiefitness.comwww.farmfoodiefitness.com.

2-3 Servings

  • 2 cups almonds
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon 
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • ½ cup agave or honey
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup fire raisins
  • ½ cup dried coconut
  • ½ cup cacao powder                           

Put almonds in the food processor until finely ground. Add spices. Then add berries and pulse 5 seconds. Add agave until well blended. Roll into balls. Wetting your hands will make the balls stick less. Then roll in cacao and coconut.

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About Farm, Foodie and Fitness

Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

6 thoughts on “Raw Cinnamon Ginger Truffles

  1. Hi Kelly! I was able to bring the leftover Halloween candy to work, otherwise I think I’d have been in trouble! This recipe sounds wonderful to me. I think I’ll have to make a deal with myself to watch the portion control. I’d rather have these than those candy bars, quite frankly. 🙂

    • Yay! I threw all mine away. For portion control with these you can make the balls as large or as small as you’d like then you can control portion size that way too! Let me know how they turn out!
      Good to hear from you sweet lady!

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