Courses: Healthy Dessert

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado fever has officially struck me. How do I know this? I buy 5 avocados at a time and I can now judge the levels of ripeness of my avos like a pro! I even time them according to my scheduled travels! Like last weekend I was in Chennai so I left 2 beautiful avocados along the windowsill to ripen into beautiful umami goodness, which I could use to make a chocolate mousse. It is so simple that you can give the dessert duty to your kids (or husband). Only make sure that the avocado not over or under ripe cause it will make the mousse bitter.(not the bitter chocolate bitter). The texture of the mousse is very light and …

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Chia Pudding with Tropical Fruits and Walnuts

Chia Pudding

Have you heard of chia?and wondered what it was? I came across this while on my whole 30 diet as a healthy substitute to grains.These are seeds which when soaked in a liquid change from opaque little balls to plump jelly bomb like balls.They soak up the liquid they are soaked in. Remember those kulfi Faloodas you gorged down as a kid?Most resident indians would have tasted the famous ice cream- “Kulfi falooda” at least once in their lives.I have had the good fortune of eating way too many of those as a kid.There are so many very nostalgic memories attached to this one Indian dessert. Those little balls in the falooda are Chia Seeds. But I didn’t make the …

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