1 ripe avocado pitted
1/2 cup frozen cherries
2 TBL chia seed*
2 Tablespoons cocoa powder*
1/4 cup almond milk , or water*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract*
pinch of sea salt*
2-3 Medjool dates , pitted OR 1-2 TBL pure maple syrup
Place all the ingredients for the pudding in a vitamin or blender and blend until the mixture is thick and creamy.
Divide between serving cups.
Cover and place in fridge for at least 2 hours, if not overnight.
In the morning, it’s magically turned to pudding. Top with all natural whip cream, Tru Whip or coconut whipped cream, bright berries & dash cinnamon
To Make Whipped Cream:
1 can light coconut milk, chilled in fridge overnight
1 TBL raw honey
Take coconut milk can out of fridge and scoop out the hardened cream layer from the top, leaving the liquid behind. Place cream in small bowl with honey and whip until light and fluffy.
Chia seed: Full of fiber to keep you full longer, aids in digestion. Natural source of energy. High in Omega 3’s (heart healthy, anti-inflammatory & mood food)
Avocado: Contains both soluble & insoluble fiber which aid in digestion and improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels. CherriesRich in quercetin, an antioxidant that helps combat inflammation & acts as an antihistamine, Contains melatonin which helps with insomnia.
Dates: A “gentle” sweetener. Less likely to cause indigestion & bloating, compared with processed sweeteners. Fiber, Iron, Magnesium & B vitamins. 3 X potassium than bananas.Loaded with polyphenols, plant-based compounds that work as antioxidants.
Cocao Powder & Dark Chocolate (70% or higher)Polyphenols, flavanoids, and antioxidants to fight disease and inflammation. Low in sugar and low glycemic.