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quinoa almonds date truffles stacked on a cake stand
Quinoa almond date truffles
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Healthy snack and dessert with quinoa, almond and dates. 

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa truffles
Servings: 12
Calories: 154 kcal
Author: Archana Mundhe
  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 16 pitted dates
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter or any nut butter
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly 2-3 time. Drain the water. 

  2. To make quinoa in the Instant Pot - Add 1/3 cup of water and quinoa to a stainless steel bowl. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot insert. Place the quinoa bowl on the trivet and place the trivet in the Instant Pot. Close the lid and pressure cook for 4 minutes followed by 10 minute natural pressure release. 

  3. In a blender or food processor add whole almonds, dates, peanut butter, chocolate chips and cooked quinoa. Blend together for 2-3 minutes or until all the ingredients are well-blended.
  4. Scoop out the mixture one table spoon at a time and roll into round truffles. Then roll them in finely chopped almonds. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to be served.

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Recipe Notes

To make quinoa on Stove top - Add 1/3 cup of water and quinoa to a pot and bring to boil over medium-high heat. Lower the heat and cook quinoa covered for 10 mins.

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa almond date truffles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 26mg1%
Potassium 219mg6%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.