almond joy avocado truffles

Almond joy avocado truffles healthy pregnancy recipe

Who says avocado and chocolate don’t mix? Even though there might not be hard science behind it, we all know that chocolate puts everybody in a better mood, and with the Vitamin C, folate, fiber, and Omega-3s from avocado, this is that rare dessert that gives you all of the nutrients you need to keep your baby developing right, and you comfortable.

Yields: 14


  • ⅔ cup avocado, mashed. (About 1 large)
  • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp chocolate protein powder of choice
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract (omit if you just want straight up chocolate)
  • ⅔ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ½ cup sweetened coconut flakes


  1. Blend the avocado in a food processor until it is very smooth.
  2. Add in the protein powder, vanilla extract and almond extract and blend until well combined.
  3. In a medium, microwave safe bowl microwave the chocolate chips for about 1½ minutes, stiring every 20 seconds, until the chips are melted.
  4. Add the avocado mixture into the bowl of melted chocolate and stir very well until the chocolate is mixed well.
  5. Cover the bowl with saran wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  6. Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper, and place the sweetened coconut flakes in shallow plate.
  7. Using a small cookie scoop the scoop the mixture and roll around in your hands to create even balls.
  8. Roll each ball around in the coconut flakes and place on the prepared cookie sheet.
  9. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  10. Devour!

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