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Enjoy dessert without the guilt! A delicious, rich, and healthy chocolate avocado pudding. Dessert has never tasted so good!

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Delicious. Decadent. Unbelievable. Chocolate. Addictive. Healthy!

I can’t take complete credit for this recipe (I found it on Vegan Coach) but I’m sure I’m a gourmet genius in my daughter’s eyes. Who would have thought avocado and a few other ingredients could make such a delicious, decadent, dessert? It sounds odd, but I swear it’s fabulous, and it’s made with ingredients that pack some great nutrients and powerful antioxidants!

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Avocados contain “folate, potassium, vitamin E, lutein, and consist of monounsaturated fat” (A 2 Z of Health and Beauty, 2010). The other key ingredient, cocoa, “contains large amounts of antioxidants. Cocoa and dark chocolate may keep high blood pressure down and reduce the blood’s ability to clot, thus the risk of stroke and heart attacks may be reduced” (Cacoaweb, 2010, paragraph 1).

Here’s the chocolate avocado pudding recipe. Of course my daughter helped make it. It’s a fantastic recipe to prepare with young children!

I altered this recipe slightly. I eliminated the cinnamon and salt, as the recipe has a more authentic chocolate flavour without it. I also reduced the amount of vanilla.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Yield: 2

Chocolate Avocado Pudding


  • 1 avocado
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp high-quality cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla (optional)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup water (depends on the consistency you prefer)


  • Gather your ingredients. Peel and remove the pit from the avocado.
  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  • Add water as you blend to ensure your preferred consistency.
  • Eat immediately or chill before serving.


It can be eaten alone, as a dip with fruit, used as icing for a vegan cake or frozen to make a gelato! Enjoy!


I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as us. Let me know if you try it!Jennifer-The-Deliberate-Mom-Signature


A 2 Z of Health and Beauty. (2010). Avocado nutrition facts and information. Retrieved October 7, 2010, from http://health.learninginfo.org/avocado.htm
Cacoaweb.net. (2010). Nutrition Facts for Cocoa and Chocolate. Retrieved October 7, 2010, from http://www.cacaoweb.net/nutrition.html




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Jennifer Bly
Jennifer Bly
Author of My Kitchen, My Classroom: An Introduction to Homeschool, creator of The Deliberate Mom, Deliberate Homeschooling and regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Jennifer writes about parenting, her faith, and life with her husband and two girls. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree with a specialization in Early Learning in Child Care.

Jennifer Bly is the creator of Becoming a Deliberate Mom: A Reflective Parenting Workbook. Connect with her on Facebook and Instagram for parenting updates and inspiration.

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