SO excited for Christmas so we put together this little video. We are so thankful for you all: your support and encouragement. You are a gift to us! Enjoy your family and friends and this special holiday. Say hi in the comments here and at YouTube…we’d love to hear what you’re up to!!
**Lots of people have asked about the tool we used for the avocados…this is not the exact one but works the same!**
Happy holidays, happy holidays!!! Excited to bring you a fake-out that might seem a little crazy, but we promise you it’s delicious. Low calorie Christmas Cups full of chocolatey goodness made of healthy Avocado. Watch the video and make the recipe. Send us your pics! We want to know how it turns out .
3 ripe Avocados
1 tbsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup sugar-free maple syrup
1/2 cup skim milk (or more to desired consistency)
4 packs Truvia (or no cal sweetener of your choice to taste)
Pre-made phyllo dough pastry cups
Shelled pistachios and dried cherries (for garnish)
Combine avocado, vanilla, cocoa powder, and maple syrup into bowl. Then add milk 1/2 cup at a time until you reach desired consistency. Whisk (or use egg beaters or blender) mixture until smooth. Add no cal sweetener to taste. Chill for 2 hours in refrigerator. Fashion pastry bag from Zip-Lock bag with tip cut off. Squeeze 2 tbsp of mixture into each phyllo dough cup. Garnish with a pistachio and dried cherry. Enjoy!!
Calories: 70 for 1 phyllo cup.
Ho! Ho! Ho!! Who’s ready for a Christmas challenge?? Let’s not wait till January 1st to get movin’…check out all the details in the video below!
And as an added bonus….
As the holiday season approaches and Hannah and I start thinking about we would like to see under our Christmas tree this year we have also begun shopping for the special people that bless our lives everyday. And then we came up with a great idea! We tweet daily about the products we love, so why not make a gift guide? We’re sure there are plenty of people out their that are looking to get a fab gift for their someone specials so we’ve scoured the internet and stores and these are our top picks!
Happy shopping everyone!