Whenever you find it very hard to eat vegetables try to sneak it into your dessert, this is very nutritious, which helps to boost your nutrition. Vegetables and vegetable-like fruits like avocado this is very essential to the body which is very healthy for both kids and adults. It provides a significant amount of fibers, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that helps to support a growing body and general health.
Hence most people feel that vegetables don’t belong to desert but it is very surprising, how well it blends with desert. Some vegetables are sweet in nature and very delicious. Having the right recipe can help you sneak vegetables into desert especially when you don’t really like vegetables this can be sneaked to help provide you with the entire essential nutrient needed in your body.
Below are ways to sneak vegetables in your dessert.
1. Make chocolate avocado mousse
Avocado is a very healthy vegetable, which is very good for the heart. Swap out package chocolate mousse or pudding for homemade avocado mousse. In making it gets a melt ½ cup of dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds. Then stir until it melts and becomes smooth.
Scrape down the melted chocolate and then put it in a bowl of a ford processor, then add four ripe avocados, one tablespoon of vanilla extract, ½ cup of honey, 1/3 cocoa powder, with a pinch of salt, ½ cup of low fats milk. Process the ingredients until they become smooth and creamy. Taste your mousse and reduce the seasoning if needed. Put it in a bowl and refrigerate it and serve with a garnish of fresh fruits with mint leaves.
2. Use butternut squash for a pudding
Instead of making a traditional dessert like pie, you can make a butternut squash pudding. This can be done by roasting an entire butternut squash in the oven. Allow the squash to cool, then scoop out the contents and puree until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
You can also use 100% pure canned butternut squash if you would like it. Put it in a bowl of a food processor, combines ¾ cup of your butternut squash puree with 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, 1 table spoon of vanilla extract, 1 table spoon of cinnamon, a pinch of salt and ¼ cup of low fat milk. Scrape down the side of the processor and blend again. After a while taste the pudding and serve it in a bowl and put in the refrigerator.
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