The pairing of goji berries with avocado is a game changer as far as having your sweet treat become a remarkable supplement. Both of these foods will help your body maintain healthy clear skin and protect you against cell damage.
Even though avocados are a high-fat food, you shouldn’t fear the fat in this wonderful superfood fruit. Not only does the fat from avocados provide essential nutrients, it also helps you absorb nutrients such as vitamins and antioxidants from other foods eaten at the same meal. This recipe is a perfect example of this phenomenon. Let me explain …
These are an excellent source of Vitamin A, one serving (1/4 cup of dry berries) has 180% of the daily value! Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that is also a powerful antioxidant. This vitamin plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision, neurological function, healthy skin, and more. Consuming a diet high in antioxidants (like Vitamin A) is a way to naturally slow aging. Now that’s pretty cool however…
AVOCADO + GOJI = ANTI-AGING COMBO
It’s important to understand that it’s not just the presence of nutrients in our food that matters, it’s also our body’s ability to absorb these nutrients. There are certain foods that enable the body to absorb nutrients well. The almighty avocado is one such SuperFood. The fat in avocado will assist your body in getting out the most powerful antioxidants present in goji berries. So here you have it a breakfast/snack that is not only delicious but also has tremendous health benefits.
Avocado Goji Pudding
- 1 ripe avocado pitted
- 2 Medjool dates pitted
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 1/3 cup goji berries soaked for 10 min, washed and drained
- 1 Tbs Goji berries
- 2 Tbs almonds chopped
- Place all the ingredients in a hight speed blender (or food processor). Blend until it reaches a creamy, pudding consistency.
- Divide among 2 small bowls or glasses and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
- Top with sliced almonds and extra goji berries and serve.
Dedicated to your health & well-being,