Creamy Avocado Lime Parfaits - Dye Free

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Mar. 11, 2015

Creamy Avocado Lime Parfaits are naturally green, naturally sweet, and super yummy. Perfect for your St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Ingredients

Ripe avocados 2 Small
Fresh lime juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Coconut oil 1 Tablespoon
Lime zest 1 1/4 Teaspoon , divided
Chopped pistachios 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (raw or roasted)
Pitted dates 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Kosher salt 1 Pinch

Directions

MAKING

In a food processor, combine the remaining lime zest, pistachios, dates, coconut and salt and pulse until the mixture is finely chopped.

Using blender, combine the avocado flesh, lime juice, honey, coconut oil, and 1/4 teaspoon of the lime zest and mix until smooth and creamy.

Place a heaping scoop of the avocado puree in a glass and top with a scoop of the pistachio/date crumble.

Layer another scoop of the avocado puree, top with the date/pistachio crumble and finish with a scoop of whipped cream if desired.

 

SERVING

Serve the parfait as dessert. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 286Calories from Fat 132

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 66 mg2.75%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 29 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet