Chocolate Chia Mousse

This is a variation of my Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding recipe. Instead of leaving the chia seeds whole, I blended all of the ingredients together to attain a smooth and creamy consistency. The texture is very much like mousse. The customers really enjoyed it! Ingredients: 1 (13–14-ounce) can coconut milk ¼ cup chia seeds ¼ cup…

Mocha Pudding

This is a variation of my vegan chocolate pudding recipe. Coconut milk is so rich and creamy that it makes a great base for vegan pudding. Though I dilute it with water, it is still quite rich and delectable. For the mocha flavor I use coffee in place of the water. It’s quite delicious! Ingredients ¼ cup…

Almond Butter Fudge

I always get great reviews when I prepare this delicious sweet treat. It has only 3 ingredients, but requires being able to recognize when your mixture cooks down enough to form a firm fudge. It’s easy if you have a candy thermometer, but if not you can try without it. I prepare this recipe without…

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

I first started making chia pudding when I began my job at Mother Earth’s. I learned about the health benefits and properties of chia seeds and how they work in recipes. They remind me of tapioca, but can be eaten raw. The recipe I used (which wasn’t one of my own) was ok but not…

Lime-Coconut Mousse/Parfaits

At Mother Earth’s where I work, I learned from our fabulous bakers how to prepare a vegan chocolate ganache. Instead of using cream, they use ripe haas avocados. I decided to experiment with this idea and see if I could use avocado as a base for a “mousse” like dessert–that wasn’t chocolate.  I needed to…