Have a Tasty Thanksgiving – with Less Salt
Take a holiday trip to New Zealand this year and enjoy these delicious (and heart-healthy) Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Truffles, a holiday favorite there.
Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Truffles
¼ cup nuts, chopped
¼ cup dried apricots, chopped
¼ cup dried dates, chopped
¼ cup orange juice
½ tsp, orange zest
2/3 cup rolled oats
¼ cup sunflower seeds
1 ½ Tbsp. cocoa powder
Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend until the mixture forms a slightly sticky ball. Shape into balls so that the recipe makes approximately 12 individual balls. Keep refrigerated.
-Source: New Zealand Heart Association