Just “Puddin” in my mouth 💋 Mmm Avocado your so good 🍵

avocado pudding w/chocolate chips

avocado pudding

Now that I got your attention after reading the head title, get your mind out of the gutter and think “avocado”.

First thing that comes to your mind is, AVOCADO = guacamole, or some sort of salty dip. Because of its rich and creamy texture you can easily manipulate its taste. During the beginning stages of experimenting with raw food recipes, I came across this unknown dessert known as “Chocolate Avocado Pudding” from The Delicious Revolution . The moment I tasted the tip of that spatula covered in chocolate avocado, my life changed. I thought this was revolutionary. How can something so tasteless be so sweet and almost sinful. And so I experimented with the recipe and took it a step further. Well you just have to keep on reading below and try it out for yourself! It’s no big deal I just omitted the raw cacao powder and surprisingly it was just as delicious. Now, I often make this recipe so I can spread it on my raw crepes (recipe soon to come), my raw pancakes  or I eat it as is! I hope you enjoy it!

Below are helpful tips and tricks on the avocado itself! And I also cover regular and chocolate avocado puddings! Enjoy!!

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Helpful Avocado Tips & Tricks

Tip 1: Is your avocado ripe enough for this pudding?avocados

Do you ever wonder how you can tell when your avocado is ripe. Well thanks to the magic of the internet I came across this tip.
Remove the dry little button on the stem.
Green stem = “perfect avocado”
Brown stem = “it will be a slimy brown mess inside”

Tip 2: How to ripen an avocado in 24 hrs
 Now what happens when you bought a bunch of hard avocados because they were on sale and you need them the next day. Again thanks for this tip, it actually works.

Tools: Brown bag,
Ingredient: avocado, a banana or apple

Directions:
(1) Put the avocado in a brown bag with either an apple or banana.
(2) Place it in your pantry or a dark area. And Voila!

Reason behind it: The ripening process which occurs naturally in fruits like avocados, bananas or apples are triggered from a plant hormone known as ethylene. When the avocado is placed in a brown bag along side the banana this will trap and produce more ethylene gases which causes the avocado to ripen faster together.

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Avocado Pudding Recipe

Tools: Food processor, spatula

Ingredients:
2 ripe avocados
1/3 honey (maple syrup or agave)
2 Tbsp of coconut oil
1 Tbsp of vanilla
pinch of salt
1 tsp of lemon (optional)

Directions:

(1) Add the ripe avocados, honey, coconut oil, vanilla, salt, lemon in the food processor and mix.
avocadopudding

(2) Stop occasionally to scrape the sides using a spatula.
(3) Serve as is or add chocolate chips of your choice to garnish.
chocolate chip garnish
(4) Store in an air tight container or mason jar and you can keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Note: There is a reason why lemon was added to the recipe. When an avocado is cut open, the cellular walls of the avocado oxidizes as it’s broken into, turning into a brownish hue. So to slow down the oxidation, you apply something acidic to the flesh, hence the lemon. If the lemon is omitted and you store it in the fridge, all of you have to do is mix the discolored pudding and it’s still tastes just as good.
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Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

You can also expand the avocado pudding recipe into a “Chocolate Avocado” pudding.
☞Just add 1-2 Tbsp of cacao powder (or more depending on your tastebuds)
Add 1-2 Tbsp honey (if needed), then blend to taste.
☞You can also add 1 or 2 Tbsp of almond milk into the mix to make it more light and fluffy like a mousse.
☞If you want more of a kick add a dash of cayenne near the end! And Voila!
(Important Note:You can omit the lemon if your making a chocolate avocado pudding because cacao powder will cover the brownish hue).
Sorry I didn’t post a pic of the end result. It was that good that I couldn’t put the spoon down.

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Avocado Quick Fact Reminder:

Now that you devoured the pudding here’s a quick fact. Apart from being known as having plenty of healthy, “good fats”, avocados also contain an abundance of vitamins and minerals. They are,
High in potassium (containing more per weight than bananas).
Rich in vitamin K, vitamin B9, vitamin B6, vitamin B5 vitamin C, and vitamin E.2

 Now, how do you like them “avocados”?
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