Do you have food cravings before your Moontime?
These truffles are low in sugar, and abundance in healthy fats plus cacao- which gives a dopamine boost. This recipe will help you ease through your PMS phase.
FYI, our PMS occurs during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, (Days 15-28). This is also known as our your inner empress- or QUEEN phase as it’s a great time to create boundaries and clear out/recycle what no longer is serving your highest growth.
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First, stir main ingredients in a bowl.
Next, you will need raw cacao paste.
To make the chocolate, use a double boiler to melt cacao with coconut oil.
Freeze into chocolate molds.
Serves: about 16 truffles
Paleo & Raw Vegan
4 Tablespoons cacao butter
4 Tablespoons hemp seeds
1 Tablespoon coconut flour
1 Tablespoon cacao nibs
1 Tablespoon coconut nectar
½ teaspoon vanilla
Packed with omega-3 fatty acids and good fats, these paleo Cacao Hempress Truffles are everything your inner empress needs!
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