Im always looking for healthier alternatives to dessert, and this one takes the cake! It not only tastes great, its rich in omega 3’s, has no refined sugar, and offers a healthy dose of protein. It is extremely easy to prepare and only takes six ingredients that you likely have in your pantry right now!
Cocoa powder is derived from the cocoa bean which has numerous health benefits. Among the many benefits, cocoa is rich in antioxidants and can also help to reduce blood pressure by stimulating the production of nitric oxide which helps to keep blood vessels relaxed and maintain their elasticity (Source).
Simply add avocado, banana, cocoa powder, peanut butter, honey and almond milk to food processor. Blend until smooth.
Portion out into ramekins or individual containers, and refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving. Enjoy!
- 1 large avocado
- 1½ ripe bananas
- ¼ cup almond milk
- ⅓ cup peanut butter
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- ¼ cup honey or agave (or more depending on desired sweetness)
- *May need to add additional almond milk to thin out the texture
- Blend all ingredients in the food processor until smooth.