High Protein Chocolate & Pumpkin Pudding


Recipe type:  Dessert, Snack, Breakfast
Serves:  3

  •     213 g         pumpkin puree
  •     1/8 cup      unsweetened natural cocoa powder (not Dutch process) (16 g)
  •     1/4 cup      all-natural, sweetened chocolate protein powder (vegan or whey) (37 g)
  •     1/2 tsp       vanilla extract
  •     1/4 tsp       ground cinnamon
  •     1/2 cup      almond milk or low fat dairy milk
  •     Optional: additional natural sweetener to taste (e.g., stevia, honey, maple syrup)

Unsweetened natural cocoa powder    cocoa_powder30

sweetened chocolate protein powder cadbury-drinking-chocolate60_transp

Vanilla extract vanilla_extract_transp50

Ground cinnamon Cinnamon-Ground-McCormick_transp25



  1.     In a blender or food processor, process the pumpkin, cocoa powder, chocolate protein powder, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended and smooth, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides of the processor bowl or blender pitcher with a spatula.
  2.     Add half of the milk to the blender or processor; process until smooth, then scrape down sides, Add remaining milk; process until smooth.  Taste the pudding and add additional sweetener (a little bit at a time) if desired.
  3.     Scrape into a big container or into individual jars or ramekins.  Cover and chill at least 2 hours for it to thicken and for the flavors to blend.


Ramekins    remarkins16

Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 71 Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 8 g Protein: 10 g

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