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.
1/4 cup almonds5 pitted dates15-ounce can of chickpeas| rinsed and drained1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder2 teaspoons real maple syrup1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 cup vanilla soy milk