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!!
Helpful Avocado Tips & Tricks
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”
Tools: Brown bag,
Ingredient: avocado, a banana or apple
(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.
Avocado Pudding Recipe
Tools: Food processor, spatula
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)
Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe
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