chocolate truffles

Coconut Oil Treats for Holiday Gatherings

The holiday season is fast approaching and parties, pot-lucks, family gatherings, and other celebrations will soon begin to fill the pages of your calendar. It gets to be pretty overwhelming, especially if you have multiple children, out of town family, and a typically crazy schedule. I always like to have a few go-to recipes that I know everyone will love, are nourishing, and offer a tasty, yet healthy option to several of the typical holiday “junk” staples. And as a coconut oil devotee, I like to sneak it in to everyone’s diet whenever I can. In the name of health […]

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Valentine’s Chocolate Truffles

Happy Valentine’s Day! These truffles are easy to make and will really impress your chocolate-loving Valentine!  Wrap them up in a pretty box for that extra special touch. Plus, nothing says “I love you” like heart-healthy ingredients like dark chocolate and extra virgin coconut oil!   Ingredients: 1 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup Kelapo Coconut oil 1 lb dark chocolate chips or bars, chopped 1 Tbsp raspberry or hazelnut liqueur ¼ cup high quality cocoa powder   Directions: Bring cream and sugar to a scald. Stir in coconut oil, chocolate and liqueur, in that order. Refrigerate […]

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Mother’s Day Chocolate Truffles

    Looking for a great homemade Mother’s Day gift? Moms love homemade gifts from their kids, even if you are pushing 30 like me! The other thing moms love? Chocolate! The truffles in this coconut oil recipe are easy to make and wrap up all cute in our Mother’s Day Basket of Homemade Goodies.           Ingredients: 1 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup Kelapo Coconut oil 1 lb semisweet chocolate chips (I like Ghirardelli) 1 tbsp Baileys Irish cream (or rum) Toppings of your choice including coating chocolate, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, […]