Hi y’all! So here’s what I have for you today, a delicious ‘n yummy (and most importantly HEALTHY!) pudding.
I’ve made this a few times and I think I’ve found the proper ingredients and preparation techniques to suit what I was aiming for.
The trick I came up with today, that worked very well, is to begin the pudding using a food processor (or if you want, and don’t mind the extra clean-up, do the whole thing in the food processor).
Using a food processor combine 1/4 cup rolled oats, 1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 TBSP chia or hemp seeds and two figs or dates. Process until the oats are powdered, the figs or dates have been chopped and the cocoa and seeds have blended in well to the mixture (about 30 seconds or so).
Now is when you can decide whether to add the remaining ingredients into the food processor, or take the dry ingredients out and put them into a bowl, hand-stirring the rest. It’s easier clean-up this way, so proceed according to how much time you have.
Mix the dry ingredients from the food processor into 1/2 cup plain, nonfat greek yogurt (I use FAGE, it offers the best quality, flavor and protein content). Stir well.
Next add in 1/2 cup organic nondairy or cow’s milk (I use unsweetened almond milk, and in this recipe I used an unsweetened almond/coconut milk blend).
Lastly add in 2 TBSP creamy almond butter and 1 TSP local honey and stir very well.
The very last step is to lightly sprinkle the top with super-herb cinnamon, and then serve and enjoy!