Monday, February 15, 2010

We Have a Winner for Avocado: Chocolate Chai Pudding!


The Super Breakfast Bowl Challenge #1: Avocado Winner!

http://healthyblogsnack.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/020710_0446_SuperBreakf1.pngBy Lindsey Toth from Healthy Blog Snack

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day weekend, and I hope you’re ready for the winner of The Super Breakfast Bowl Challenge #1: Avocado!

First of all, thank you to everyone for all of your submissions. I was amazed with your breakfast creativity, and impressed that so many of you stepped up to take on the challenge – congrats to all of you on your breakfast creations!

Although all of your creations were amazing, unfortunately there can only be one winner. So using the random integer generator, the winner of The Super Breakfast Bowl Challenge #1 is… drum roll please…

Danielle of Coffee Run with her fabulous Rocky Road Oatmealcongratulations Danielle!

Danielle took on our challenge and created a delicious Chocolate Chai Pudding with avocado, which she incorporated into a whole slew of breakfast creations – including her delicious looking Rocky Road Oatmeal. Congratulations on the win Danielle, send us your address at thesuperbreakfastbowlchallenge@gmail.com, and be on the look-out for your prizes in the mail: The Chef’n Vibe Avocado Slicer, courtesy of Kitchen Stuff Plus, an avocado gift pack, courtesy of Avocados from Mexico, and a ton of Newman’s Own Organic products.

Now, time to share Danielle’s RockinRocky Road Oatmeal recipe…

Rocky Road Oatmeal

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Ingredients:

Chocolate Chai Pudding

1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted

12 oz. (1 block) silken tofu

3/4 cup water

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 tsp. cinnamon

1 1/2 tsp. ginger

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1/2 tsp. allspice

Sweetener, to taste (I used 5 packets of Nu Naturals Stevia. You could also use agave- starting with 1/3 cup and adding more if desired)

Rocky Road Oatmeal

1/2 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup almond milk

1/2 cup water

Slices of banana

Coconut Cream

Crushed Walnuts

Chocolate Chai Pudding

Directions:

Chocolate Chai Pudding

1) Blend ingredients together

2) Serve and enjoy as a pudding! Or incorporate into the oatmeal as follows…

Rocky Road Oatmeal

1) Cook oats with water

2) Top with/mix in rest of ingredients (including Chocolate Chai Pudding)

3) Serve and enjoy!

Thanks again to everyone who submitted a recipe for the avocado challenge, and stay tuned for the winner of the Flax Seed Challenge tomorrow. There’s still time to submit your Flax Seed breakfast recipes today, so challenge yourself today!

Happy Super Breakfast Bowl Snacking!

Lindsey Toth at Healthy Blog Snack

This sounds amazing!! Thank you Lindsey and Danielle! Stay Tuned for tomorrow's Flax Winner!

2 comments:

Ricki said...

What a brilliant incorporation of avocado! I do love an choco-avo pudding on its own, but in this oatmeal I bet it would be stellar. Congrats, Danielle! :)

dreamer said...

beautiful! I am definitely going to try to sneak this pudding past my picky eaters :)