Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

Published: May 20, 2024 • Last Updated: May 20, 2024
Author: Laura
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Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding is delicious on its own or paired with chia pudding and sourdough granola.

A Delicious and Nutritious Treat

Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding is a delightful and healthy option that can be served at breakfast (our favorite time to have it!), lunch, as a snack or for dessert. Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding combines the creaminess of avocados with the benefits of protein-rich ingredients. Let’s explore the benefits of avocado protein pudding, how to make it at home, and some creative variations to try.

Benefits of Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

Avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit that is rich in healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. When combined with protein sources like Greek yogurt, protein powder, or nut butter, avocado protein pudding becomes a well-rounded snack, breakfast side or dessert option. The combination of healthy fats and protein helps keep you feeling full and satisfied, making it a great choice for those looking to maintain a balanced diet while getting enough protein.

Avocados are known for their high content of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, making them a nutritious addition to any diet.

They are abundant in nutrients, such as magnesium, B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, and folate, which are frequently deficient in the diets of many individuals. Avocados are high in fiber which is important for good gut health.

Actually classified as berries, avocados (Persea americana) are referred to as fruits by some and considered vegetables by others. They belong to the same family of plants as the cinnamon tree, the Lauraceae .

Although they are grown all across the world, including North America, avocados are indigenous to Mexico and Central America.

With over 5,000 avocado farms producing over 400 million pounds of avocados annually, California is the leading avocado grower in the US.

These fruits are used in many classic Mexican, Central American, and South American meals, including salads, tacos, and guacamole.

Versatility of Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

One of the most appealing aspects of avocado pudding is its versatility. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a decadent dessert that is both gluten free and dairy free, if needed. You can tweak this recipe to your liking and add anything that sounds good to you! The base of avocado and provides a creamy texture, while additions like cacao powder, protein powder and vanilla enhance the flavor profile. This flexibility allows you to customize your pudding to suit your cravings, whether you prefer a rich chocolatey taste or a more subtle blend.

High Quality Ingredients

I love to use the best quality ingredients that I can. From cacao powder to protein powder, I want products that will nourish my body. Here are my favorites:

Cacao powder: my Laura Lives the Good Life Cacao Powder is sourced from heirloom cacao trees and is extremely high concentration in antioxidants. It is also super rich in minerals such as magnesium. You can taste the difference in this cacao!

Protein powder: I like using Just Ingredients protein powder (use code LAURAT10 for a discount) because it is made from whole food ingredients. No gums, emulsifiers, natural or artificial flavors and it tastes good!

Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding is a creamy and delicious, made from ripe avocados, cacao powder, protein powder and vanilla extract.


  • 2 medium, ripe avocados
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy) to thin
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Peel and pit the avocados. Add everything but the milk to a blender or food processor. Blend while adding the milk to your desired consistency. Serve immediately or keep cold in the refrigerator until serving.


This recipe is incredibly versitile. Sometimes I like to skip the sweetener and add a mashed banana to the mixture. It’s the perfect way to use and almost-too-ripe banana.
Topping or add-ins are also fun! Serve with yogurt, chia pudding, hemp hearts, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, granola, nuts, berries, and more!

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