Are you currently on a diet and is an inch away from giving up, craving your heart out for an extra special chocolate dessert? How many times did you have to start over with your diet because that craving took over and ruined your diet? There is no doubt that you need a sweet, chocolatey treat that will keep you in sync with your fitness goals. Try this healthy chocolate pudding recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way from Fab lunch!
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Insanely Delicious Chocolate Pudding, A Guilt-free Indulgence For Chocoholics Under Fitness Training
Chocolate is second of the most favorite comfort food in America according to research. It’s also your favorite, right? Unfortunately, our favorite chocolate bars are full of sugar and artificial flavors that are far from being a healthy indulgent.
So to help us cure these sweet tooth cravings, Olga of Fab lunch channel has got a recipe for us. This recipe of chocolate pudding has no sugar, no dairy, gluten free and is a vegan recipe. Thus, regardless of your diet, you’re free to try this healthy snack idea at any time! Hurry and check out the recipe below.
- 3 oz (85 gr) 100% pure unsweetened chocolate
- 2 tbsp hazelnuts
- 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 5 whole pitted dates
- 2 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
- 2-3 tbsp maple syrup
- ½ cup water
Step 1. Melt the Chocolate
Melt chocolate in a double boiler. If you do not have one, pour water in a small pot and bring it to a boil. Place a plate over the boiling water and put the chocolate over it. Gradually stir the chocolate on top with a spoon until it has completely melted. When all of the chocolate has melted, remove the plate from the pot.
Tip: Use a pot holder or something to protect your hand when removing the plate because it’s extremely hot!
Step 2. Puree 4 Dry Ingredients
Using a blender, purée the hazelnuts, the cocoa powder, the dates and the coconut flakes all together. Once it’s all well combined, go to Step 3.
Step 3. Combine the Puree, Melted Chocolate, and Maple Syrup
Simply add the melted chocolate and the maple syrup into the mixture. Pulse the ingredients until they are blended well together. Each one of the ingredients needs to be distributed properly in order to achieve the exact chocolatey taste we’re looking for.
Step 4. Blend in the Water
Add ½ cup of water and blend again until you reach a soupy texture. Try to see if your mixture has changed its texture and if it looks like the image above. If it is, then your pudding is almost ready!
Step 5. Cool Inside the Fridge
You need to note that pudding thickens as it cools down. To get your treat ready, place the pudding in a container and let it cool in the fridge for about 30 minutes or so.
Step 6. ServeServe with your choice of fruits or berries and you’re done. You can now enjoy and satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, without the extra pounds!
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You can have this chocolate pudding as a snack, as a dessert, or just bring it with you for lunch. Reward yourself with a bowl of this healthy and delicious chocolate pudding during cheat days. For sure, this will give you enough motivation to continue with your physical fitness goals. Being healthy must not be a punishment, it should be a rewarding journey that leads you to an even more rewarding result. Keep smiling and stay healthy!
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Originally posted on May 16, 2016 @ 10:45 am
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