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Healthy Chocolate Pudding for Valentine’s Day

When was the last time you heard “decadent, chocolate, and healthy” all in the same sentence?  Well, here we go—this vegan, healthy chocolate pudding is delicious without any dairy, flour, sugar, cornstarch, or cooking!

Chocolate For My Love Pudding - Healthy Chocolate Pudding

Raw Vegan Chocolate Pudding For Your Valentine

It takes about 5 minutes to make this creamy, nondairy, silky chocolat pour mon amour (chocolate for my love), which means you can spend more time making special Valentines for the ones you love. But what is the connection to cocoa and love? Read about chocolate’s health benefits and love here. Raw Vegan - Healthy Chocolate Pudding Healthy Chocolate Pudding - Raw Vegan Chocolate Pudding by Herbal Academy of New England

Chocolate For My Love Pudding

The chocolate pudding can be eaten immediately at room temperature or after being chilled in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Pudding keeps for about 3-4 days refrigerated. Bon appétit!

Ingredients

2 ripe bananas
2 ripe avocados
4 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
¾ cup almond milk
½ cup organic, fair-trade cocoa powder

Directions
  • In a food processor, blend the banana and avocado until smooth.
  • Add the maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond milk and cocoa powder.
  • Blend until all ingredients are well blended and silky.

Healthy Chocolate Pudding

More Valentine’s Day Recipes

For more delicious, romantic Valentine’s Day recipes we recommend the following:

Lemon-Rose Raspberry Parfait
Cacao Dusted Peanut Butter Cookies
Valentine’s Day Hot Chocolate

Enjoy!

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4 comments


  • chocolate pudding from avocados? PURE GENIUS!!! thanks for the great recipe…my kids my actually eat this!

    February 7, 2014
    • Amber Meyers

      Don’t tell the kids, and they won’t even know! Avocado is a great substitute for butter and oil as well. I will us it in cakes, frostings, pancakes… you name it! Enjoy!

      February 7, 2014
  • Hm, you use almond milk. I’ve made it twice. First time, me & kids liked it, hubby thought it was too avocado. Second time, only my daughter liked it. The difference was avocado type (Haas were milder) and the brand of cocoa powder. Chatfields was better than Dagoda. But I’ll check out some of these!

    February 7, 2014
  • I’ve just made this- I used Hass avocados and also added some Amaretto and Galliano to make them boozy :)

    February 8, 2014

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