Hazelnut Truffles

This is an amazingly easy, fantastically rich and delicious truffle recipe. In fact it is so good I even considered keeping it a secret and making millions off of it, but I know you guys will enjoy it so I had to post it. You can make various flavors and use different nuts or even add cocoa if you want to make them chocolatey. So far we are still off the chocolate and I have to say the hazelnuts make them special enough. Featured in the Hella Delicious 2012 Recipe Calendar.

  • 1 1/2 c rough chopped hazelnuts
  • 32 fresh dates*, chopped
  • 6 T coconut oil or butter
  • pinch salt
Cranberry and Date Chutney

Cranberry and Date Chutney

Now here is a great alternative for cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving, especially if you like the flavors of Asia this is modeled on Sally Fallon's raisin chutney recipe in Nourishing Traditions. 1 lb (500g) fresh dates (pitted) 1 lb (500g) fresh cranberries 1 t red chili flakes 1/2 head garl ...