ValentinesDay-Chocolate-Mousse

I can’t think of a better way to express your love for yourself and your loved ones, then a wholesome home cooked meal.  The gift of love & presence is the greatest gift of all!  Treat yourself to some quick & easy heart healthy recipes.

Make Dessert First: This delectable dessert can be made up to 2 days ahead for strategic meal planning, this leaves you with more time to share with your loved ones.

Chocolate Mousse

1 serving = ½ cup.  Yields about 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 Large Ripe Avocados
  • ¼ c. cacao powder
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp powdered Stevia/ 6 drops liquid stevia 
  • 3 TBS coconut milk

Directions:

Put all ingredients in the blender (except Stevia), pulse until smooth.  Taste and add stevia to taste. Pop in refrigerator.  Consume within 2 days or freeze in portions and enjoy as a frozen treat- tastes like a fudgesicle.

Serving suggestion: Serve topped with fresh berries or unsweetened shaved coconut!

Star Ingredient Profile: On a 100-gram basis. Avocado has 35% more potassium (485 mg.) than bananas (358 mg). They are rich in B vitamins, as well as vitamin E and Vitamin K.  Avocados have a high fiber content of 75% insoluble and 25 % soluble fiber.

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