A Nourished Life

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A Nourished Life offers healthy, hands-on, ingredient-conscious cooking workshops and weekend cooking retreats. It was founded by Shelley Hillesheim, a mother of two and competitive figure athlete. Her passion is sharing her knowledge of healthy, nutrient rich cooking with others.  Shelley’s workshops are held at two Denver area locations: Stir Cooking School at 3215 E. Zuni and The Kitchen Table at 5375 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village. She also has a great offer for Colorado’s Best viewers. Get $25 off any Monday night workshop held at Stir. Use code save25channel2 to get the discount. You can also get $100 off a total retreat package.  Just contact Shelley at 720-583-4456 or email her at shelley@anourishedlife.net.  You can also visit her website.   Be sure to try out the delicious recipe she shared on Colorado’s Best!

RAW Chocolate-Coconut Truffles
1 cup organic walnuts
6 medjool dates, pitted
¼ cup organic coconut milk
4T organic cocoa powder
4 T raw honey
Organic shredded coconut flakes
Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Refrigerate until cold. Roll into 1½’ truffle balls. Then roll each into shredded coconut flakes. Makes 12-15 truffles.