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Satisfy Your Dessert Cravings the Healthy Way

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Let’s be honest ‑ we all have a sweet tooth. Or, in my case, sweet teeth! As a result, I’ve spent many years in the kitchen concocting healthier versions of classic dessert recipes that not only satisfy those primal urges for something sweet but also provide a plethora of healthy nutrients that make you feel (and look) like a rock star.

One of my favorite all-time desserts is chocolate pudding. Something about Bill Cosby on TV in the ’80s rockin’ those pudding commercials will have me forever waxing nostalgic. So, I decided to concoct my own delicious, decadent version: Chocolate Avocado Pudding! You’re probably thinking, “Avocado in my chocolate pudding – seriously?” Well, let me tell you: Not only does it create the creamiest, dreamiest pudding ever; it also contains a variety of amazing benefits.

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5 Simple Ways to Eat Smarter

How to Live to 100

We all want to take our health to the next level. With so many different diet plans, exercise routines and health gurus claiming to offer magic results, it can be intimidating to make even a few small changes. In light of all these options, one thing is for sure: it all starts with making better food choices. Here are five super simple ways to eat smarter and live longer.

1. Stay hydrated, my friends

It’s critically important to keep your cells hydrated. Get yourself a glass, metal or BPA-free plastic container and keep that puppy full. Drink at least one glass of water per hour (while you’re awake, that is). You’ll enjoy more sustained energy and enhanced mental clarity throughout your day. Oh, and be sure to eat more fresh, water-dense foods like apples, figs, cucumbers and pineapple. They’ll help keep you hydrated and more regular. Bonus!

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