Gluten-Free Easy Avocado Chocolate Pudding

4-5 servings

This gluten-free, dairy-free pudding is an easy-peasy comfort food perfect for the whole family. Just mix a few ingredients in the blender, chill, and enjoy!

Love avocados? Try our recipes for Stuffed Avocado, Chicken Avocado Lettuce Wraps, and Smashed Avocado Toast With Hardboiled Eggs.

Lisa CantkierLisa Cantkier is a writer and educator specializing in nutrition and health. She is coauthor of the diabetes-friendly cookbook “The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution.” Follow her on Instagram at @LisaCantkier and contact her by email at





  • 1/2 cup dairy-free milk (hazelnut milk or almond milk work well)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and diced (250 g or 9 oz)
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt


1. Add liquid ingredients first, followed by remaining ingredients, to a blender or food processor. Pulse until mixture is completely smooth.

2. If the consistency is too thick, you can add a little more milk or water.

3. Chill for 20 minutes or more in the refrigerator, then serve, and enjoy.

Courtesy of Lisa Cantkier.