Avocado Chocolate Mousse Bars

I love using avocados in smoothies and chocolate pudding. They add such wonderful creaminess and are full of healthy fat, potassium, Vitamin E, and B-vitamins.

Check out Barb at A Life in Balance for my newest recipe. It’s a scrumptious no bake dessert bar fit for a special occasion.

Avocado Chocolate Mousse Bars

Avocado Chocolate Mousse Bars

Cardamom Eggnog (Vegan)

No eggnog for me since giving up dairy. I think that this is the perfect substitute. I could drink this all year round!

 Cardamom Eggnog (Vegan)

Cardamom Eggnog (Vegan)

2 cups almond milk

¼ cup pitted dried dates (tightly packed)

1 sliced frozen banana

¼ cup cashews

1/8 tsp. nutmeg

¼ tsp. cardamom

¾ tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. vanilla

1 tbsp. prepared irish moss (optional)

  • Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until creamy and smooth.
  • Makes about 3 cups.

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Creamy Dreamy Chocolate “Milkshake”

This milkshake / smoothie is so good! And don’ t worry if you don’t like pumpkin puree. You don’t even taste it. It’s there to add sweetness without adding extra sugar.

Creamy Dreamy Chocolate "Milkshake"

Creamy Dreamy Chocolate “Milkshake”

3/4 to 1 cup water

1/4 cup almonds or cashews

1/2 cucumber

1/2 to 1 banana

1/4 cup pumpkin puree

Handful of romaine lettuce

2 – 3 pitted dried dates

2 tbsp. hemp hearts

2 tbsp. natural cacao powder

1 tsp. maca powder

1 tsp. vanilla

1 tbsp. prepared irish moss (optional)

  • Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until creamy and smooth.
  • Makes about 3 1/2 cups.

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