Sweets – recipes
2/3 cup chocolate chips, dark/semi sweet
4 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
1 Tbsp honey or sugar (coconut or brown)
3 Tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
1/3 cup almond milk
1 Tbsp vanilla extract or puree
1/4 tsp fine salt
Fresh raspberries, for garnish
or orange zest or hemp
Place the chocolate chips in a small bowl and melt them in a small saucepan over barely simmering water. Stir until the chocolate is melted and smooth, which usually takes about 3 minutes. Set the melted chocolate aside to cool slightly.
Blend the melted chocolate, avocados, honey, cocoa powder, almond milk, vanilla, and salt until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Remember to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed during blending.
Spoon the mixture into glasses and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (can be prepared 1 day in advance).
Garnish with fresh raspberries and serve
3/4 of the calories in avocados come from healthy fats, particularly omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, avocados are rich in iron, vitamin B5, folate, and protein. They also have a low sugar and sodium content.
You may use carob chips instead of chocolate.
You can add 1 tsp of mesquite powder for an extra kick and to lower the sugar content (you may use less sugar in the recipe). Additionally, you can also add brandy for extra flavor.