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December 21, 2017 | HF Healthy Living Team

Looking for another excuse to eat more avocados? We have the perfect recipe—both healthy and delicious—for your sweet tooth.

Avocado chocolate mousse is a superfood dessert that’s too good to be true. You won’t want to miss out on this guilt-free treat. Make your very own today!

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe Hass avocado
  • 2 –3 tbsp. agave
  • ½ cup of milk almond, soy, or regular
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 4 oz. 56% cacao baking chocolate melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Cut avocado in half and remove the pit. Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh and put in a blender or food processor.
  2. Add cocoa powder, agave, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sea salt
  3. Melt chocolate in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally
  4. Pour the melted chocolate into the blender/food processor and puree until creamy
  5. Taste and adjust for desired sweetness
  6. Spoon the mousse into a pastry bag. Pour into small cups.

Recipe Notes

Enjoy with your favorite fruit, chopped nuts, or coconut flakes on top, or all by itself!
 
Tania Lopez
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About Tania Lopez
Tania Lopez is the founder of Coqui the Chef, a program that weaves together food, nutrition, and environmental learning through a fun-loving character, Coqui the Chef. As a chef instructor and health educator, Tania also collaborates with organizations that want to improve the health of low-income communities through better nutrition and education.
 

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