Should you really eat chocolate for breakfast? Well, yes. Especially if it’s something you can make ahead, and especially if you’ve blended in potassium- and fiber-rich avocado and banana, plus protein-packed chia seeds. This inventive chocolate pudding recipe is pure yum — for you and the grandkids.
BANANA AVOCADO CHIA SEED CHOCOLATE PUDDING INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/4 cup chia seeds
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 teaspoons salt
Pinch of ground cinnamon
Raspberries or blueberries (optional garnish)
- Place avocados, banana, cocoa, chia seeds, maple syrup, salt and cinnamon in a blender and puree until smooth.
- Scoop pudding into two bowls or glass containers with lids, such as mason jars.
- Cover and refrigerate overnight to let the chia seeds plump up.
- Serve topped with raspberries or blueberries.
Source: Adapted from The School Year Survival Cookbook by Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh © Sweet Potato Chronicles. Photography © Maya Visnyei.