Irish Moss is a key ingredient for those following a raw diet
Traditionally, Irish Moss has been rinsed and cooked into a liquid to thicken its texture into a pudding-like consistency. Recently as more seek raw food alternatives, new ways of working with Irish moss have become popular. Irish Moss is a natural thickener, improves texture, and provides many nutritional benefits to those who consume it.
Note: to make this recipe, you need to have prepared the gel ahead of time.
1/2 cup Irish Moss gel
1 tbsp maple syrup *
1.2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp instant espresso powder
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder *
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp warmed coconut oil
In a blender, combine the all the ingredients, blending for 1 or 2 minutes until very smooth. Chill before serving. Garnish with Cacao nibs.
* the amounts of maple syrup and cocoa powder can be increased for a sweeter and stronger chocolate-tasting pudding.