Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice!Jump to Recipe
The best thing about fall is not the beautiful colourful trees, or the brisk breeze after the summer heat, its the smell of pumpkin spice recipes. Combine these recipes with a passion for nutritious foods, and you get these vegan, no sugar added Pumpkin Spice Truffles!
I came across this recipe on a different blog, but I knew I had to put my own little twist on it. I thought to myself, but can I maximize nutritious value while also maintaining its delicious flavour? Oats and hemp seeds! These two additions add so many nutrients to this no bake dessert, and they make it taste better too.
Here’s some nutritional benefits you can get from this recipe:
- This dessert is naturally sweetened, all of the sweetness comes from the dates, no unnecessary carbs here!
- The hemp seeds provide you with many nutrients, notably: protein, unsaturated fats, magnesium, vitamin E, and iron.
- Oats are are one of the healthiest and nutrient packed foods in the world, those nutrients include: manganese, phosphorus, iron, and protein.
There’s so many more nutrients packed into these tiny, no bake desserts, that they’re a superfood in itself! If you’re looking for the perfect fall treat to enjoy with your cup of coffee, this is the recipe for you.
If you try out this recipe, make sure you tag @minoomakesstuff so I can see it too!
Nutritious Pumpkin Spice Truffles (Nutritious, Vegan, Natural Sweetened, no Added Sugar)
These pumpkin spice truffles are packed with nutrients, flavour, and they’re vegan and naturally sweetened. No added sugar here!
1 Cup Dates
1/3 Cup Pumpkin Purée
1/4 Cup Peanut butter (I used smooth)
1/2 Cup Crushed Walnuts
1/2 Cup Oats
1/3 cup Hemp Seeds
1 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Tsp Pumpkin Spice (Nutmeg, clove, ginger)
1/8 Tsp Salt
Optional: Walnuts, Oats or Coconut shavings for topping
- In your food processor, combine dates (chopped), peanut butter and pumpkin purée until smooth
- Add in the walnuts, hemp seeds, oats, cinnamon, pumpkin spice and salt, and process until combined.
- Roll your batter into about 1 inch balls, then roll them in your topping of choice.
- Leave in the fridge to cool for 1 hour, they enjoy!
- If your batter is too thick, add in some of the oil from the peanut butter, or a splash of water to thin it out.
- I used walnuts and oats, but you can also use pecans, coconut shavings, or melted chocolate to cover your truffles.
- Don’t be afraid to try new things, change the recipe measurements, or add in something new, you might discover something amazing!