Chia Hemp Turtle Bites

Chia Hemp Turtle Bites

Dairy free, gluten free, egg free, and zero processed sugar. That describes the treat created when I tried to make a Hemp Turtle.  Those words also describe all of my food. It’s strict compared to most people I know and it takes commitment.

I rebel when necessary by making my own treats and reinventing food I’m craving to have hemp in it. Strange hobby, I know.

The Chia Hemp Turtle Bites in today’s recipe are a little tedious, require a chocolate/cookie mold of some sort, and will go fast. But they are easy to make, do not require an oven, and while not intended to be eaten in one sitting you would get a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and essential fatty acids if you did.

Chia Hemp Turtle Bites

1/4C coconut oil
1/4C raw cacao powder
1T raw honey
1C raw cashews, soaked
1/3C ground hemp and chia seeds
2t vanilla
1C medjool dates
1/3C pecans

1) In a double boiler, gently melt coconut oil, honey, and mix in raw cacao. Keep the heat low, you are only just melting it enough to mix it.

2) Pour a small layer of chocolate in your mold. Freeze to set.

3) Blend/process cashews until smooth, mix with ground hemp/chia seeds, vanilla, and dates.

4) Scoop hemp layer into mold on top of chocolate. Press a pecan half into the top and spoon another layer of chocolate on top. Freeze for a few hours to set.

5) Remove from freezer and let sit for a few minutes before serving.

Chia Hemp Bites

Notes:

1) The amount of filling that this recipe makes is a more than the chocolate will take you, depending on how you put them together.  I recommend using the extra to make more turtles or different kinds of cookie balls by adding a little coconut flour, and nuts or chocolate.

2) The next time I make these I will make the chocolate layer a little thinner for a better mouth melting experience.

3) The middle layer came out a little softer than intended, but it is still post worthy.

Thanks for reading!

-TwiceBakedinWA

3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Jeffrey Denison on November 22, 2014 at 12:37 am

    Hello Twicebaked Pam, I’m trying CBD oil with very limited results for severe itching due to full body atopic dermatitis. Can you tell me or write about the differences you & others you’ve talked to have mentioned about CBD alone vs. with THC. These turtles look really good. Oh, also, can you write about the problems & risks of getting the card on account of the federal laws, as opposed to trying to get it, high CBD MJ, through other means, which seems to be really difficult for me. Jeffrey

  2. THC vs CBD… I have come to believe in whole plant therapy. My personal neuromuscular condition requires a balance of both. As each person is different, so is the type of cannabis that they need. Best of luck to you finding the right medicine blend with you. Also, I’m sure you are using it topically already, but remember to use it topically too!!
    -TwiceBaked

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