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!

Healthy Chocolate Pudding - Raw Vegan Chocolate Pudding by Herbal Academy of New England

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.

Chocolate For My Love Pudding - Healthy Chocolate Pudding

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!


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

  • 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


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Marlene Adelmann About Marlene Adelmann
Marlene Adelmann is the Founder and Director of the Herbal Academy of New England. Marlene spent several years studying herbs in the Boston area and learning under some of the most revered modern herbalists, including Rosemary Gladstar and Susun Weed. She continues to practice plant medicine through ongoing correspondence courses and teaching others. "Learning about herbs and their healing power is a life long pursuit." With over 20 years experience in the field of culinary arts, Marlene is passionate about food as medicine and promotes good, clean eating in her writings. She is a gardener, wildcrafter, and medicine maker.