Berry Chocolate Chia Pudding

Berry Chocolate Chia Pudding


Author:Dr. Michael Greger & Robin Robertson from The How Not to Die Cookbook

Avocado and almond butter add richness to this chocolaty pudding.

Prep Time 10 mins

Course: Dessert Cuisine: American Difficulty: Easy Makes: 4 1/4 cup servings
Daily Dozen Food(s): Berries, Nuts and Seeds, Other Fruits Servings:

4 servings Calories: 165kcal


1/2 ripe Haas avocado
1/4 cup strawberries or blueberries (or other berries of choice) 3 tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder
2 tablespoons almond butter
1/2 cup date syrup
1 1/2 cups almond milk
1/4 cup chia seeds
garnish berries, slivered almonds, cacao nibs optional


  1. Scoop out the flesh from the avocado and place it in a high-speed blender or food processor. Add the berries, cacao powder, almond butter, Date Syrup, and Almond Milk. Blend until completely smooth and then pour into a bowl. Whisk in the chia seeds until they’re evenly distributed.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Divide the pudding among four small dessert bowls, garnish as desired, and refrigerate for 20 minutes before serving.

Note: Let this pudding sit overnight or at least 8 hours in the fridge before serving.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium:126mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 0.7%| Vitamin C: 9.5% | Calcium: 21.5% | Iron:9.8%

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