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Scoot over, chocolate fudge pops. These healthy chocolate pots are about to be a trendsetting dessert.
Welcome to today's post! It's a chocolate-induced, decadent, delicious post that we're sure you will love. So, if eating things that are healthy and yummy is on your agenda for today, you've come to the right place.
So, what is the recipe we're talking you up about? 3 Ingredient Chocolate Pots. They taste like a creamy chocolate truffle, have the consistency of a rich pudding, and are as refreshing as a classic fudge popsicle in the summer.
Here's a breakdown of the ingredients, and why we love them.
Oh, dates. These oval-shaped fruits are nature's candy. Smooth, sweet, and satisfying. They've made their way into our recipe since they are the perfect consistency to keep things together while producing a faux-gelatinous texture to the pot. Plus, they have the natural benefits of being high in fiber. Which is a win for your body.
Why didn't we choose regular milk? Well, then this recipe wouldn't be vegan-friendly! Not only that, it blends well with the cacao to make for a slightly chocolate-nut flavor, which after all, is irresistible.
A healthier take on chocolate, cacao nibs are the purest form of chocolate. It packs a bit of bitter sweetness that leaves you with no guilt, like some chocolate bars do. Chockful of magnesium and sulfur, these little guys boast a strong nutrient profile.
The 3 Ingredient Chocolate Pot Recipe!
Simply melt the cacao nibs in the microwave, add a sprinkle of coconut oil if you'd like for a creamier texture
Then, in a blender or food processor, throw in the almond milk and dates. Blend together.
Add in the melted cacao to the blender.
Pour into glass pots and place in the refrigerator for 4 hours.