Recipe Review: Chocolate Avocado Pudding Dairy-Free Sugar-Free from Grain Free Foodies

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Dairy Free Sugar Free Healthy Chocolate Pudding

Grain Free Foodies has begun to post some transitional recipes for those who are transitioning off or onto the GAPS diet.  Chocolate is considered a transitional food for the GAPS diet. Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride has recently approved chocolate if you have had significant healing in your gut.

As you've seen on my blog, I do have cocoa or cacao powder on occasion. I have never been a huge chocolate fan, but I do like it.  I actually prefer vanilla.

When I saw this recipe yesterday at Grain Free Foodies I knew I had to try it.

Lucky me, the discount foods place where I have started to shop in the last few weeks had ripe, large avocados four for a dollar.   They were pretty ripe and kind of dented like they had been smashed a little bit in transit, but I thought they would be okay.  I gambled with my two dollars and bought eight.  I am getting so much better at taking care of groceries. I used to be too tired to bother, and so I would not have considered buying eight because I knew they had to be processed tonight.  They would not have waited until tomorrow to have something done with them.

Well, so I decided to try the Chocolate Avocado Pudding tonight.

It looks EXACTLY like pudding.  The taste is very smooth. I did not taste avocado at all.  I had my oldest son try it, but I don't think he liked it too much.  It was very rich, and I thought it was delicious. Very rich and decadent tasting.  I used cacao powder instead of cocoa powder.

I bought this Wilton Tasty Fill Set of 4 Mini Cake Pan Set a couple of months ago when I was on a mission to be able to make one or two serving desserts for myself so I wouldn't eat an entire batch.  I have been trying to figure out what I could use for a filling for the middle, and I think this chocolate pudding would work wonderfully!

Wilton Tasty Fill Mini Cake Set

 

I also think this pudding would freeze up nicely into ice cream.

I am curious to see what it looks like tomorrow. I wonder if it will become darker since avocado usually darkens overnight. It was so rich tasting I could only eat about 1/2 a cup. That's great.

Thank you Grain Free Foodies!

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If you love desserts like this, I have two cookbooks you really need to check out ASAP! Naturally Sweetened Treats for gluten-free dessert needs and Baker’s Dozen Volume 4, Chocolate Treats for amazing chocolate desserts and snacks.

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