What feels good on a strep ridden sore throat? Pudding! No, not store bought pudding laden with sugar, chemicals, and who knows what else??? A creamy homemade chocolate pudding with an orange juice kick. The avocado is undetectable from a taste standpoint; however, the creaminess is heavenly.
hope this makes your belly smile…
1 ripe banana
½ c. orange juice (preferably freshly squeezed)
1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa powder (alternative: cacao powder)
4 T. pure maple syrup (alternative: honey)
Directions: Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender. Process until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Tips: This is a very flexible recipe. Modification options are nearly endless. Like darker chocolate? Increase the cocoa powder. Like vanilla? Add a teaspoon of organic vanilla. Don’t like orange? Omit and substitute with organic milk- maybe even throw in a 1/2 t. mint extract for chocolate mint pudding.