Raw Brownie Truffles

Trying to kick sugar is hard! These little raw truffles make it so much easier!

  • 1/4 c raw pistachios
  • 1 c raw walnuts
  • 14 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 c cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Grind pistachios in a food processor into a fine dust, place on a plate.

Add remaining ingredients to the food processor, and pulse until fully combined and crumbly.

Use a small cookie scoop, scoop 1 tbsp mixture into a ball, roll in pistachio crumbs.

Place in a container and store in the fridge.

Makes about 30.

Pasta with Truffles and Asparagus

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I whipped this amazing little dish up last night in less than 20 minutes. I prefer creme fraiche, but you can use heavy cream. This is a rich dish, and worth every creamy calorie! The truffles send it over the top. I used jarred truffles, so I added the juice to the creme Fraiche for a little extra truffly goodness.

Ingredients:
8 oz fresh pasta
10 oz asparagus, rough ends snapped off
8 oz cream fraiche
2 black truffles, sliced thin

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add asparagus and cook for 4 minutes. Remove and chop into 1/4 inch pieces.

Add pasta to the boiling water cook 4 minutes.

In a large skillet, heat creme fraiche, add pasta and cook for 2 minutes on medium high. Add asparagus, cook 1 more minute.

Top with truffles and parm cheese.

Serves 2.