The Best Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Salted and Creamy!)

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Have a sweet tooth and don’t know what to do about it? I have your solution: Salted Avocado Chocolate Pudding! This pudding is rich in antioxidant-loaded cacao and packed with the healthy benefits of avocado. This avocado pudding not only tastes rich and delicious, but it may keep your blood sugars balanced and promote overall health.

Health Benefits of Avocado in Pregnancy

Avocados are a nutritional powerhouse for pregnant women. They’re abundant in folate, essential for the baby’s brain and spinal cord development (#). The high potassium content helps maintain fluid balance and alleviate leg cramps (#1). Their fiber aids in healthy digestion, and the presence of choline is crucial for the baby’s brain and nerve development. (#2)

Importance of Healthy Fats

Healthy fats are vital, particularly during pregnancy, for the development of the baby’s brain and eyes.(#) Avocados, rich in monounsaturated fats, facilitate the absorption of other nutrients and help maintain healthy blood pressure. These fats also contribute to sustained energy levels, blood sugar balance, and overall well-being.

chocolate avocado pudding

Salted Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Ginger Cochran, MS, RDN,CDCES,CEP-ACSM
This Salted Avocado Chocolate Pudding is a perfect blend of taste and nutrition, particularly for expecting mothers. It's a wonderful way to satisfy sweet cravings while supporting your and your baby's health.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 4 servings
Calories 224 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup pure cacao powder

Instructions
 

  • Preparation: Halve the avocados and remove the pits. Scoop the flesh into a blender.
  • Blend Ingredients: Add coconut or almond milk, vanilla extract, maple syrup, cinnamon, sea salt, and cacao powder to the blender.
  • Creating the Pudding: Blend until smooth. If it’s too thick, add more milk for the right consistency.
  • Chilling: Transfer the pudding to serving dishes and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 5gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 312mgPotassium: 712mgFiber: 11gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 197IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 2mg
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Recipe Instructions

  • Preparation: Halve the avocados and remove the pits. Scoop the flesh into a blender.
  • Blend Ingredients: Add coconut or almond milk, vanilla extract, maple syrup, cinnamon, sea salt, and cacao powder to the blender.
  • Creating the Pudding: Blend until smooth. If it’s too thick, add more milk for the right consistency.
  • Chilling: Transfer the pudding to serving dishes and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy this rich Salted Chocolate Avocado Pudding chilled, garnished with fresh berries or grated dark chocolate. Whipped coconut cream makes an excellent topping for added texture and flavor.

Storage Recommendations

Store the pudding in an airtight container in the refrigerator and consume within 2-3 days. Press plastic wraps onto the pudding’s surface before sealing to reduce air exposure and prevent oxidation.

Concluding Remarks

This Salted Chocolate Avocado Pudding is a perfect blend of taste and nutrition, particularly for expecting mothers. It’s a wonderful way to satisfy sweet cravings while supporting your and your baby’s health.

Additional Tips

  • Sweetness: Adjust the maple syrup to your liking.
  • Texture: For extra smoothness, strain the pudding through a sieve.
  • Nutritional Boost: Incorporate chia or flaxseeds for added health benefits.
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Ginger Cochran is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, functional medicine practitioner, Certified Diabetes Educator & Care Specialist, Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Exercise Physiologist, and owner of Nutritious Ginger, an integrative and functional nutrition practice focusing on full body self-care and nourishment. Ginger’s primary specialty is women’s health, with a special emphasis on gestational diabetes, weight management, infertility, digestive wellness, and overall health + happiness.
Ginger serves on the board of director for the Nutrition Care Manual by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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