Try This Ayurvedic Chocolate Tart for Your Next Holiday Gathering

Ayurvedic chocolatier, Alak Vasa, shares a healthy, life-balancing chocolate tart for your next holiday celebration.

Alak Vasa

Do you love chocolate as much as I do? Did you know that conventional chocolate isn’t as healthy as it could be? The issue with chocolate products from conventional brands is their highly processed nature. For example, most store-bought chocolate is made with large quantities of processed sugar and preservatives. One typical bar contains cane sugar, milk, chocolate, cocoa butter, lecithin, palm oil (what?) and added natural flavor (again, what?).

I wondered what if you could have all-natural, locally-sourced ingredients that increase prana (life force energy) and support the balance in mind, body, and spirit, all in a chocolate bar?

While working to find healthier chocolate, I discovered how balancing the five intrinsic elements (earth, water, fire, air, and space) of our body could bring us back home—to a stable state of happiness, calm, and peace. I began making small-batch bars blended with luxurious chocolate and Ayurvedic superfoods, resulting in two dimensions of inner and outer comfort. And hence, Elements Truffles was born.

Elements Truffles products are all made with ethically sourced, three staple ingredients: organic raw cacao butter, raw honey, and organic raw cacao powder, along with specially-crafted additions of pure essential oils and Ayurveda superfoods. 

Try my Ayurvedic Chocolate Tart recipe made with Elements Truffles Ashwagandha drinking chocolate mix and Elements Truffles Black Lava Salt bar and Orange Quinoa bar for a relaxing, healthy holiday dessert.

Ayurvedic Chocolate Tart

Servings: 8 slices

#glutenfree #plantbased 


3/4 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup almonds

1/4 cup walnuts

2 tbsp Elements Truffles Ashwagandha drinking chocolate mix

1 tbsp coconut sugar

4 tbsp melted coconut oil


* 1 1/3 cups coconut cream

* 2 cups chopped dark chocolate 

(I used a mix of Elements Truffles Black Lava Salt and Orange Quinoa chocolate bars)

* 1/3 cup coconut oil 

* 1/2 cup maple syrup

* 1 tsp pure vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven at 325 degrees F. 

2. Blend all the dry ingredients of the crust to a food processor or high speed blender. Add the melted coconut oil and blend once more.

3. The consistency should be like a soft dough. Add more coconut oil if needed. Press the dough a 9 inch tart pan.

4. Bake for 20 minutes till the edges are golden brown.

5. Let the tart shell cool for 30 mins.

6. Melt the chopped chocolate in a double boiler

7. Add the rest of the filling ingredients to the melted chocolate and whisk it all together.

8. Pour it into the crust and let it set in the fridge overnight or for at least 2 hours.

9. Get creative and garnish with your favorite holiday toppings, berries, nuts and flowers. 

Hope you enjoy this Ayurvedic Chocolate Tart with all of your near and dear ones! Happy Holidays!


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