Enjoy this chocolate pudding without guilt! It’s a nutrient dense, rich tasting dessert that has metabolism boosting properties!

Chocolate Pudding with Benefits

By on January 18, 2018

Everyone needs a treat once in awhile. My favorite treats usually involve chocolate.  So it makes sense that I love this chocolate pudding not only because it involves chocolate but because it comes with health benefits!  Better yet this recipe includes just 7 ingredients including avocado, cacao powder, coconut milk, chocolate, vanilla, salt and raw honey,  making it a nutrient dense, rich tasting dessert.  It is a party in your mouth!  And did I say it can boost your metabolism? For those of us over 50 this is a huge plus!
 
Let’s highlight a couple of the ingredients in this recipe and some of their benefits.
 
Let’s begin with the main ingredient in this pudding, avocados.  Avocados have many benefits! They support heart and cardiovascular health, brain health, joint health and even immunity.  And let’s not forget digestive health and METABOLISM!
 
Then there is cocao. Cacao is one of the richest source of magnesium you can find! Our bodies need magnesium but it is depleted when we are under stress. How many of you are NOT under stress? Magnesium helps your body relax. It is also beneficial in helping your body be more flexible and less tense.
 
So let’s eat Pudding without guilt! Enjoy!
Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Serves 2
Chocolate pudding with benefits! It is a nutrient dense, rich tasting dessert. It actually benefits your health! And did I say it can boost your metabolism?
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Ingredients
  1. 3 large ripe avocados (4 if small)
  2. 1/4 cup cocao powder
  3. 3-6 tablespoons coconut milk
  4. 2 ounces dark chocolate (72% or higher) melted
  5. 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  6. 2 teaspoons organic coconut oil
  7. 3 tablespoons raw honey
  8. 1/8 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  9. Optional toppings: banana slices, blueberries, strawberries, coconut, chia seeds, nuts, grated chocolate
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in blender except for 1 tablespoon of honey.
  2. Blend on high for 1 minute or until smooth.
  3. Taste and add remaining honey if desired.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Take out of the fridge and spoon it into bowls.
  6. If desired garnish with toppings of your choice and enjoy!
Notes
  1. On the 21 day fix plan I consider this a treat - one serving is 1 yellow.
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Hi! This is Donna. I am a grandmother, mom, wife, and a teacher. I also love cookbooks, love to bake and really enjoy food! At age 56 I have developed a love of fitness after losing 46 pounds on the 21 Day Fix! I have always struggled with my weight! When menopause struck and things got totally out of control... My weight only went up not down. My muffin top turned into a bakery shelf. I desperately wanted to lose weight and improve my health. I wanted to be able to play and keep up with my beautiful grandchildren. Nothing I tried worked until I found the 21 Day Fix. Now instead of a tight size 16 I wear a comfortable 8 and even some 6's! At age 56 I am in the best shape of my life. My current goals are to improve my strength and to continue toning my body. I along with my daughter, Danielle, am here to help you reach your own fitness goals! You are never too young or old to become fitter, healthier, and stronger!

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