Peppermint Mocha Chia Pudding

Wow. Peppermint, chocolate, and coffee culminate to make this perfectly decadent combination. Did we mention it’s super healthy too? Nutritious and delicious anytime of day! With no added sugar, this dessert-like treat can even be enjoyed for breakfast!

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Ingredients: (makes one meal serving or 2 smaller snack/dessert servings)

  • 2/3 cup almond or coconut milk (make your own!)
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2-4 tablespoons coffee (cool/room temp)
  • 2 teaspoons cacoa powder
  • 2 small drops peppermint extract
  • 1/3 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (optional)

Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate overnight. Mixture will thicken to pudding. Remove, stir again, and serve chilled. Enjoy this decadent (super healthy!) sweet treat!

One Healthy Breakdown: who says healthy doesn’t taste good delicious?!

Banana Chocolate Chip Yum Muffins

photo 3Bananas getting a little too ripe on the counter? These bad boys are the perfect solution and make the yummiest breakfast or snack any day! Recipe makes about a dozen muffins.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs (or flax egg for vegan alternative)
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup carob or dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon raw oats to top (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender.

2. Spray muffin pans (I use organic coconut oil spray or cupcake liners) and pour batter, top with oats or toppings of choice (coconut and peanut butter are fab too!) Bake for 15-20 minutes and voilĂ !

photo 1One Healthy Breakdown: Healthy? Check. Breakfast? Check. Snack? Check. Dessert? Delicious!