Black Bean Chocolate Ganache Truffles


½ cup medjool dates (soak to soften)

⅓ cup roasted hazelnuts (skins removed; preferably pesticide free. If not soak any nuts in neutralizer. For info on this see my blog How to Have a Toxin-Free Home, Easily)

3 tbsp Cacao Powder

1 can organic black beans

1 ½ tbsp Coconut Oil (melted) Click here to read more about and learn some other awesome used for Coconut Oil

1 tbsp maple syrup or Coconut Nectar


  1. Add dates to a food processor and process until the dates become a paste. Remove and place into a small bowl.
  2. Add roasted hazelnuts to the food processor and process for a few minutes until it becomes a nut butter.
  3. Drain and rinse black beans and pat dry with a paper towel.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients, including the date paste and black beans to the food processor and process until smooth.
  5. Put the chocolate truffle mixture into the freezer for 1 hour to set.
  6. Roll into balls