Gnosis Raw Chocolate Truffles (DISCONTINUED)

Review of: Gnosis Truffles
Vitality Collection (Vanilla Berry, Hibiscus Acai, Ginger Lemongrass, Tangerine Dream), Cherry Vanilla Truffle, Madagascar Mylk Truffle, Wild White Rose Truffle, Passion Fruit Truffle, Honeyblossom Pear Truffle, Super Berry Truffle, Golden Egg
$12.99/4-piece box, $37.99/12-piece box, $74.99/24-piece box

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On May 6, 2013
Last modified:December 14, 2016


Decadent, yet with a snack-worthy vibe, Gnosis packs their truffles raw, organic goodness with bright, intense flavors. Thus far, I thought the Tangerine Dream hit the sweet spot, while the Ginger Lemongrass was tops with afternoon tea.

Decadent – check. Rich – check. Healthy – um, check. Made with ingredients like organic raw cacao beans, organic stone-ground cashew butter, and pure essential oils, Gnosis actually ventures into nutritious territory with their raw chocolate truffles.

For starters, I sampled the Vitality Truffle Collection from Gnosis – they also offer Madagascar Mylk Truffles that look AMAZING and seasonal flavors, such as CinnaPecan and Pumpkin Spice in fall. Often, I will say “we” sampled, soliciting other tasters for opinions. But Kylie actually had no interest – the surprising look of the Vanilla Berry when we cut into it was “cool” but also just a little too “weird” for our resident teenager. And Tony thought the Gnosis truffles looked a bit too healthy for his sugary sweets mood that day. I wasn’t complaining, more for me! Here are my tasting notes:

Gnosis Raw Chocolate Truffles - Vitality Collection

Gnosis Vitality Truffle: Vanilla Berry

This looks like a PB & J on the inside, but it is far from your typical flavor blend. The “PB” is actually an earthy organic cashew butter and the “J” is a sweet-tart combination of goldenberries, goji berries, and mulberries. Overall, it had a dark almost snack-like or savory flavor. I would label this one as tasty, guilt-free, and good with tea. In fact, while it fully satisfied my afternoon sweet snack craving, I didn’t feel at all like I’d just indulged in dessert.

Gnosis Raw Chocolate Truffles - Vitality Collection

Gnosis Vitality Truffle: Hibiscus Acai

Unlike the soft and forgiving interiors of the other varieties, this one was solid in the middle and even a bit crumbly. The very dark chocolate coating was contrasted by a somewhat sweet but complex berry flavor in the slightly less dark chocolate center. This flavor was almost a little too intense for my taste buds, but I still didn’t have a problem finishing it! I could see my mom, a dark chocolate and coffee fanatic, really loving this one. (Photo: see the purple topped variety in the images above and below)

Gnosis Vitality Truffle: Ginger Lemongrass

Have I mentioned my love for both ginger and lemongrass? Though I rarely see the two ingredients married in a recipe (I’ll have to remedy that) let alone in a truffle! The yummy grown up flavor also gave this one a sweet snack vibe that was fantastic with tea. Again, the exterior was a deep dark chocolate, while the creamy cashew butter center was spiked with fragrant ginger and lemongrass notes – neither overpowering, but both ever-present. (Photo: see the yellow topped variety in the images above and below)

Gnosis Vitality Truffle: Tangerine Dream

This was the dessert truffle of the Gnosis Vitality bunch, and admittedly my favorite. I couldn’t help it! The delightfully sweet light white chocolate with a tangerine citrus vibe was just so darn good. It isn’t often that my palate gets to enjoy white chocolate, and this rich, almost caramel-y variation was just so pleasant.

Gnosis Raw Chocolate Truffles - Vitality Collection

The Facts on Gnosis Truffles

Certifications: Gnosis Truffles is Certified Kosher, Certified Vegan, Certified Raw, Certified Organic, Certified FSC,

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Gnosis Truffles are vegan, vegetarian, egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, and soy-free. Nonetheless, check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Gnosis website at

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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