Special events and holidays are the hardest when you are at the beginning of a healthy diet. Temptations with processed foods and sugar are everywhere. Here is a delicious and easy raw cake that is dairy free, nut free, gluten free, sugar free and will not compromise your diet. "Au contraire" - it is very nourishing with healthy fats. Your body will be just as happy as you are enjoying your special day.
1 organic ripe avocado
2 organic ripe bananas
1 organic lemon, juiced
3 tablespoons organic cold pressed coconut oil
1 teaspooon organic vanilla powder
1/2 cup raw organic carob powder
organic Kal stevia to taste*
Blend everything together in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) to a silky, velvety cream consistency. Add stevia, tasting and adjusting as you go.
Place everything into a small silicon cake form and freeze for 12 hours. Remove from the silicon form and decorate with fruit - the picture uses organic cranberries.
Serve frozen as ice cream or let thaw for 20 minutes at room temperature and serve at a perfect, silky chocolate pudding consistency.
* the beauty of raw desserts is that you can always taste at each step and there are no bad surprises at the end