then i remembered i had chocolate chips in the freezer!
one ripe large avocado
1/4 C. agave
2 Tbsp water
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
5 heaping Tbsp cacao powder
in a high speed blender, blend first five ingredients well. add remaining ingredients, and continue to blend until smooth. chill for a few hours before serving.
tastes delicious plain, or topped with bananas or berries!
(1/3 of Carmella's recipe)
1/3 C. cashews
1/3 C. coconut milk (you can blend 1 part dried coconut flakes to 3 parts water)
1 T agave
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
2 T+2 tsp coconut butter/ melted
1 tsp non-gmo soy lecithin*
*lecithin is derived from soybeans and acts as an emulsifier. look for lecithin (preferably non-GMO), in granules or powdered form, at your local health food store. if using granules, make sure to grind them up in a high speed blender of coffee grinder.
blend all ingredients except lecithin until smooth. add lecithin and blend until thoroughly mixed. set in fridge for about 1 hr.