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Vivica Menegaz

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Hi I am Vivica, welcome to my blog! I am a certified nutritionist and the creator of the Healing Foods Method. My philosophy of healing is to let the right foods delight you, nourish you and make you healthy!

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Mayan Dream Keto Chocolate Truffles

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Happy Valentine’s day, have some keto chocolate truffles!

Today I would like to share with you a truffle recipe that will be included in my  fat bomb book.

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These are fat bombs but also delicious truffles in their own right.

For this  recipe I got inspired by the cacao concoctions of Tulum, home of the ancient Maya, who used to sometimes mix hot chilis into their chocolate.

Also being Valentine’s day in 2 days, I was hoping to dedicate them to all lovers in the world…hoping their love keeps a bit of spice even through the years.

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Mayan Dream Keto Chocolate Truffles
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 9 servings
  • Serving size: 1 truffle
  • Calories: 75
  • Fat: 6 gr -
  • Carbohydrates: 0.69 gr Net -
  • Protein: 1.3 gr -
These Mayan Dreams are really a fat bomb, but also Keto Chocolate Truffles in threir own right...you decide how you prefer to call them...
Ingredients
  • Ganache:
  • 3 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 fluid ounce heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners Swerve
  • 2 drops stevia glycerite
  • ½ teaspoon smoked chipotle powder
  • Coating:
  • 1teaspoon confectioners Swerve
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked chipotle powder
Instructions
  1. In a small double boiler saucepan (bain marie) melt the chocolate slowly strring.
  2. Add cream, butter, Swerve and chili powder to chocolate and mix well until incorporated.
  3. Remove from heat and keep stirring for about 10 seconds.
  4. Place saucepan in the refrigerator for about 1 hour, until the ganache has solidified.
  5. With the aid of a spoon scoop the ganache and form 9 little balls, you might want to wear plastic gloves to help the chocolate not stick to your hands.
  6. Roll ganache balls into the coating powder, making sure to only get a thin layer of it on the truffle.
  7. For best consistency keep refrigerated.

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Comments 9

  1. Kate says:

    What please is swerve ?? Stevia

    • The Nourished Caveman says:

      Its a sweetener made with erythritol, which is a sugar alcohol.

  2. Julia Cleary says:

    Can I make this dairy free using coconut milk or cream?

    • The Nourished Caveman says:

      I would say….YES! Make sure it’s thick cream though!!

  3. Tara says:

    This looks awesome! I will make them this week. I have long since learned that in order to stay keto, I have to have just a little sweet during the day. I am lucky that the natural sweeteners don’t knock me out of ketosis. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Bri says:

    Did you shape them into hearts by hand or use a mould?

  5. Teresa says:

    Made these for Valentine’s Day… splurged with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon… they paired amazingly! Thank you for this recipe!❤️

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