Holiday Recipe #3: Banana and Avocado Pudding

Who says that a holiday pudding treat needs to be rich in chocolate and high in calories?  Here is a healthy variety to traditional pudding – and it tastes great!

Ingredients

  • 1 pitted Avocado 
  • 1 pealed Banana
  • Approximately 1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons or 1 scoop Chocolate Hemp Protein Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Green Superfood or Spirulina
  • *Optional:  1 – 2 drops liquid Stevia for added sweetness

Avocado and Banana

 

Almond Milk

 

Hemp Protein Powder

 

Green Superfood

 

Directions

Remove skin and pit from avocado, slice, and insert into blender

Remove peal from banana, slice, and insert into blender

Measure approximately 1/2 cup of unsweetened almond milk and pour into blender (for thicker consistency, add less milk; for thinner consistency, add more milk)

Measure 1 to 2 tablespoons or 1 scoop of chocolate hemp protein powder and add to mixture inside blender

Measure 1 tablespoon of green superfood or spirulina and add to mixture inside of blender.

Optional add of liquid Stevia (for additional sweetness)

Mixture in Blender

 

Place lid on blender and turn-on blender to specific gauge for desired pudding consistency (mix at faster speed for longer time period for thicker pudding; mix at slower speed for shorter time period for thinner pudding consistency)

Add a handful of sliced almonds or cashew or walnut pieces for crunch and additional protein!

Enjoy! 

Enjoy!

 

 

Please share any other variations or additional healthy ingredients you discover!

Happy Holidays! Happy healthy baking!

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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