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