Avocados are calorie dense and easy to tolerate during a UC flare. They’re also a great source of potassium, which is important to maintain electrolyte balance.
Total Time1 hr 10 min
- 2 large ripe avocados
- ¼ cup regular unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 Tbsp. dark baking cocoa
- ¼ cup pure maple syrup
- 3 Tbsp. unsweetened cashew milk (or unsweetened almond, coconut, or soy milk)
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp. sea salt
- Fresh raspberries for garnish (optional)
Per serving: 232 calories; 16g fat; 3g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 190mg sodium; 27g carbohydrate; 9g fiber; 4g protein; 13g sugar; 44mg calcium; 1mg iron; 613mg potassium
Step 1Place all ingredients (with the exception of raspberries) in a high-power blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and chill for 1 hour. Divide equally into four bowls; garnish with raspberries, if desired.