Avocadoes LOVE Carob (psst....less $$ than Raw Cacao)
In my last spring inspired dessert blog post
we learned that avocadoes love limes. As well we discovered that you can have your cake and it too in that you can enjoy a delicious dessert that is very healthy :-)
Here is a recipe for another spring time inspired dessert that can be made in minutes with avocadoes and a few of your everyday ingredients
from your pantry.
Step #1 ~ Gather and Measure all Ingredients
Start with 1/4 avocado, 1 tbsp carob powder, 1 tsp raw organic honey* and1 tbsp coconut oil. (2 minutes)
* For health and environmental reasons, it is very important that if you use honey, it be raw, organic and best if you can source locally. If you do not eat honey you can replace with a dark maple syrup.
3 Minutes...and you have an Everyday Healthy Dessert
Step #2 ~ Mix all ingredients together with a spoon. Yum! Taste test, adjust flavours as needed. You may be inspired to add some vanilla extract or cinnamon and experience how that tastes. Notice your personal preference.
(1 minute or 2-3 minutes with taste experimenting).
This is an everyday dessert so yummy it can stand on its own. You are welcome though to add a few more everyday delicious toppings. And I promise it is easy :-)
Your Everyday Cuisine LOVES...Affordable Shredded Coconut
For example, you can use one of my favourites....Organic affordable shredded coconut.
Coconut LOVES...Carob or Raw Chocolate
Step #3 ~ Scoop your chocolatey mousse into a wine glass and top top with shredded coconut.
Dehdyrated Sprouted Buckwheat ~ A Versatile Everyday Staple
Step #4 ~ Next, I had some dehydrated sprouted "buckwheaties" that I have on hand. So I added it to my "crunchy mix" along with the shredded coconut.
Like dehydrated sprouted sunflower seeds, dehydrated sprouted buckwheat are one of those things that are woth it to make ahead of time. Prepare in big batches and store in your fridge in glass containers. Buckweaties are worth it is because they are so versatile and affordable. I was originally inspired to make these after reading Ani Phyo's Raw Food Kitchen. She uses buckwheaties as a base for many of her sweet and savoury recipes like cereal, salads and more!
Delicious LOVES...Parfait Layers
It's always nice to split your mousse into two so you can layer your dessert. (1 minute)
Step #5 ~ I quickly steamed some raspberries to make a warm berry couli. (2 minutes)
I always have some frozen berries on-hand in my freezer. It is best to pick fresh berries in the summer and store in your freezer for affrodable healthy deliciousness all year long :-)
Step #6 ~ Top with Fresh Mint(2 seconds)
One of the flavours I have chosen to focus on in my Spring cuisine is fresh mint. Wjy? This refreshing herb pairs well with spring flavours like asapargus, peas. swiss chard, dandelion leaves and everyday affordable veggies like beets and carrots. You are welcome to follow the link to check out my first-go at creating an Everyday Produce Shopping List for Spring Cuisine
that offers a wide variety of dishes within a group of ingredients. This is Secret #1 to make everyday healthy convenient.
Voila! There you have it. A healthy and quick dessert in a total of 5-10 minutes + 2 seconds. Another example where practical meets a deliciousness on par with French cuisine. You are welcome to check out my bio
to find out why I am passionate about bringing the French passion for delicious food into healthy everyday cuisine :-)
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