​Healthy Avocado Chocolate Mousse Recipe

​Healthy Avocado Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Indulge your sweet tooth with this avocado chocolate mousse recipe!

Now I know what you’re thinking… do not put avocado in my chocolate! But avocado is actually a perfect addition to this rich mousse, adding a creamy, rich texture and a big dose of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. And I promise, you won’t even know it’s there. It’s also super easy to make.

There are so many healthy benefits to chocolate avocado recipes, including providing you with more fiber and protein and helping promote weight loss and lower cholesterol. Even better, this avocado chocolate mousse is vegan, paleo and gluten free, and it tastes so decadent you’ll swear you should be feeling guilty about it. (Really!)

Avocado is one of the most popular sources of healthy fats. It’s also 100% cholesterol-free, and offers nearly 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients,as well as folate, zinc, and potassium. In addition to tasting great, avocados enable the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients, and they can also help fight inflammation. So if you’re not already putting avocados in your desserts, what are you waiting for?

VEGAN AVOCADO CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Enjoy this vegan avocado chocolate mousse for dessert, or top it with granola or shredded unsweetened coconut for a healthy breakfast.

2 ripe avocados (scooped out)

1/3 cup organic unsweetened cocoa powder

½ or 1/3 cup pure maple syrup

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch of sea salt

¼ cup of unsweetened almond milk or other non-dairy milk

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend to combine. Garnish with fresh strawberries, raspberries, or coconut whipped cream and enjoy!