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Chocolate Avocado-Chia Pudding

Chocolate Avocado-Chia Pudding


2 medium ripe avocados (peeled, pitted)
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1/4 cup fat-free, plain Greek yogurt
3 Medjool dates (pitted)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 Tbsp chia seeds
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted chopped almonds or walnuts (optional).

Serves: 6

In a food processor or blender, process all the ingredients except the almonds until smooth.Transfer the pudding to serving dishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the chia seeds to thicken. Just before serving, sprinkle with the almonds if desired.

Creamy avocado and chia seeds add a healthy boost to this delicious pudding dessert.

Copyright © 2018 American Heart Association. We used this recipe in a Simple Cooking With Heart Class on February 21, 2018. Photo also from American Heart Association