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Superfood Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding

Superfood Chocolate Pudding by Christina Cavanaugh from Begin Within Nutrition

Two of my favorite superfoods, sweet potatoes and raw cacao, are whipped together to make a delicious treat! This one passed by all my testers, young and old! Not only does this scrumptious dessert satisfy a sweet tooth, it will leave your skin glowing!  Both sweet potatoes and raw cacao are two of the best foods you can consume for radiant skin! Recipe and photos contributed by Cristina Cavanaugh, from Begin Within Nutrition. 

  • 2 sweet potatoes (baked and chilled ahead of time)
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Raw cacao nibs and mint for garnish, optional

Peel the skins off of the baked sweet potatoes and discard.

Add flesh of the sweet potatoes, raw cacao powder, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla and sea salt to a food processor. Whip until light and fluffy.

Garnish with cacao nibs and fresh mint.

Superfood Chocolate Pudding by Christina Cavanaugh from Begin Within Nutrition

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  • Reply
    Erin King
    May 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    Sweet potatoes vary so much in size, are these small or medium sweet potatoes? Thanks.

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    Sadhna Grover
    May 24, 2014 at 10:49 pm

    This is amazing, what a good idea of sweet dish with sweet potato. Thanks for sharing.

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    Louise Galaska
    August 29, 2015 at 10:28 am

    Re sweet potato chocolate pudding. What size/weight sweet potatoes please.

    • Reply
      August 31, 2015 at 10:52 am

      Louise, the author of this recipe didn’t specify, but I suspect that medium-sized sweet potatoes are sufficient.

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