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Vegan Dessert Recipes: Zesty Avocado Pudding with Apple Compote

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Vegan Dessert Recipes: Zesty Avocado Pudding with Apple Compote

A bit sour, a bit spicy, creamy, and rich, this avo mousse is one of my favorite ways to use the fruit. It’s good on its own, but even better with a bit of stewed apple to break up the monotony of avocado.

When strewn with pomegranate seeds, this slightly sweet dish is brought to the next level. It’s beautiful for breakfast or dessert (or both)! And it will surely shock your friends when you tell them it’s made with no dairy and mostly whole-foods ingredients.

And let’s not forget that avocado boasts some serious health benefits. This excellent source of healthy fat is rich in vitamin K, folate, potassium, and vitamin C. Combine it pomegranate seeds and fiber-rich apples, and you’ve got a meal bursting with antioxidants.

Zesty Avocado Pudding with Apple Compote

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients

  • 4 apples, cored and diced
  • 2 teaspoons maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • dash salt
  • 4 avocados
  • 1/4 cup soy yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons dry sweetener of choice
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds

Directions

1. Add apples to saucepan with maca, cinnamon, coconut sugar, and salt, plus about 1/4 cup of water.

2. Set on medium-high heat and cover.

3. Meanwhile, peel and pit avocados, then add to food processor or blender with yogurt, ginger, lemon, and sweetener.

4. Blend until smooth.

5. Lower heat of apple mixture, adding a bit more water if needed and continuing to steam.

6. Stir and crush apples a bit with a masher, then remove from heat.

7. Spread avocado dip into the bottom of a shallow bowl.

8. Place a large scoop of warm apples in the middle, then sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

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Quincy Malesovas

Quincy Malesovas

Quincy is an NC-based college student who is passionate about leading a healthy and compassionate life. Aside from classes, she fills her time with cooking, writing, travel, and yoga. You can find more from her on her blog Shugurcän and on Instagram.
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