Updated: May 24, 2022
If you're looking for an easy, quick, and delicious dessert or snack, you've come to the right place! This rich, creamy, satisfying pudding is sure to delight your taste buds and be gentle on your digestive system. Most pudding recipes contain milk, processed sugar, and heavy cream - all not friends gut. This recipe, on the other hand, is nutrient-dense, gluten-free, dairy-free, processed sugar-free, and full of yum! Avocados are high in fiber, anti-inflammatory, and positively impact the diversity of the gut microbiome. They're also full of heart healthy, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Ready to whip up some pudding? Great! Scroll down for the full recipe.
This pudding is incredible! –Maria S., gluten and dairy-free
Easy Chocolate Avocado Pudding
3 ripe, medium avocados, flesh and seeds removed
¼ cup 100% maple syrup OR 1 tablespoon raw honey
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (raw cacao powder has extra health benefits). Omit if chocolate doesn't work for you.
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ cup unsweetened dairy-free milk (coconut, almond, or oat is best)
2 tablespoons of unsweetened almond, sunflower seed, or peanut butter (optional)
Pinch of sea salt
Puree all ingredients in a food processor or mix with immersion blender until smooth.
Garnish with fresh mint, fresh berries, unsweetened coconut, cinnamon, and/or nuts.
Serve and enjoy! Store in the fridge in an air-tight container. Eat within 2 days. For freezing, you can store avocado chocolate pudding in a sealed container in the freezer for up to 2 months.
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