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Vegan Chocolate Fruit Dip

The 100-Calorie, High-Protein Chocolate Treat Your Body Is Craving

While slices of crunchy apple and fresh strawberries are sweet enough on their own, isn't everything better with chocolate? You can spruce up your basic snack by pairing it with this smooth and mousse-like chocolate dip. Made with almonds, chickpeas, and dates, it offers fiber and protein, but is much lower in sugar than if you noshed on a couple squares of dark chocolate.

Your food processor makes whipping this dip up a breeze, so it's perfect for an after-dinner treat or to make for a small dinner party. The creamy texture and robust flavor of this chocolate hummus will appeal to anyone's taste buds, and you'll wonder if you'll ever be able to eat fruit alone again.

Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate Hummus

Vegan Chocolate Fruit Dip

Ingredients

1/4 cup almonds
5 pitted dates
15-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons real maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup vanilla soy milk

Directions

  1. Place the almonds in a food processor and process until you have almond butter, 5 or more minutes.
  2. Pour in the remaining ingredients and puree until smooth.
  3. Enjoy immediately with sliced fruit or pretzels and store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.

Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
107
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summergirl007 summergirl007 1 year

it is! use coconut milk :)

summergirl007 summergirl007 1 year

I have a basic blender and it wont make almond butter, how much almond butter from a jar??

Tereza15369206 Tereza15369206 2 years
Looks absolutely delicious! I would use honey instead of maple syrup though. http://lifeandcity.tumblr.com
Miriandra15397726 Miriandra15397726 2 years
Sounds delish!!! I want to make this :) http://overweightfoodie.blogspot.com/
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