Looking for a kid-friendly dessert that isn’t packed with processed sugar? This chocolate pudding isn’t just vegan, it’s refined sugar free! Not to mention, it’s packed with fiber, vitamin C, and potassium for a healthy spin on a childhood favorite. And you don’t have to wait until dessert either. Try this plant-based recipe for breakfast! Spread it on toast, on a banana or on your pancakes. Or use as frosting on your dairy-free cake! And finally, of course, you can just serve it up as is!\nPrep Time: 5 minutes\nServings: 4\n\nIngredients:\n-9 Dates, soaked and pitted\n-¼ tsp of pure vanilla extract \n-2 TBS of cacao powder\n-1 ripe avocado \n-A pinch of sea salt \n-A few TBS of water for blending \nInstructions: \n\nBlend dates, water and spices until smooth\nAdd avocado and blend until smooth\nEnjoy room temperature or chilled\n\n\n\nBy Caroline DiNicola Fawley\nCaroline is a plant-based chef, recipe designer, and whole food plant-based nutrition educator, with a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.