Peppermint Chocolate Truffles

Peppermint Chocolate Truffles


The perfect summer treat. Raw cacao and coconut manna for sustained fuel during the longer days and cooling peppermint for when temperatures heat up. Keep these in the freezer or fridge for a burst of low glycemic energy anytime.

For Clean Program

makes 12-15 ½ ounce balls or you can also flatten into patties
prep time: 20 minutes


1 cup coconut manna (flesh of coconut, different from coconut oil)

4 ounces cacao paste or unsweetened bakers chocolate

6 drops peppermint essential oil

4 drops stevia liquid (or to taste) *

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract or powder

Optional Garnishes

shredded coconut

hemp seeds

cacao powder

powdered cinnamon

*you can also use any other sweetener to taste as fits into your food plan (if you’re on Gut, stevia only)



Roughly chop the cacao paste then place into a food processor along with the remainder of the ingredients.


Pulse to break up then process until well combined and mixture begins to form a ball. By hand or with a scoop, roll or flatten even sized portions.


Place in the fridge to firm up then roll in cinnamon or cacao powder, or top with the hemp or coconut.




Store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Recipe//Frank Giglio
Photography//Jenny Nelson