Chocolate lovers, it’s time to celebrate!
Here’s the most delicious, healthy and guilt-free dessert to ever grace this planet, designed by Golden Door Chefs. It’s so rich and creamy you only need a small amount. Cacao is high in antioxidants, and avocado a healthy fat bursting with Omega-3’s. Do not skimp on the quality of chocolate by substituting with sugary, low cacoa percentage chocolate.
NUTRITION PER TABLESPOON: 60 calories, 1 gram protein, 5 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 39 mg potassium, 2 grams sugar, 1 gram dietary fiber
SERVING SIZE: 1 Tablespoon
What to buy:
5 ounces Dark chocolate (60-72%)
1 Avocado, ripe, peeled and cubed
Optional for garnish:
What to do:
In the top of a double boiler, melt chocolate over medium heat. Do not mix chocolate with water. Let cool slightly. If you do not have a double boiler, add chocolate to a metal bowl placed over a saucepan filled with about 1/3 water and heat water to medium heat. Allow chocolate to melt while stirring occasionally, being careful not to overcook.
In a food processor, blend chocolate with avocado until smooth.
Remove and place in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1-2 hours.
Remove from refrigerator and with a small melon ball size scoop or large tablespoon, scoop mixture onto serving plate.
Garnish with mint leaves and/or berries. Pictured with berries and dark chocolate peanut butter cup.
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