Category: Sweet Treats

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Yields 4
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  1. 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  2. 1/3 cup lakanto or 5 drops liquid stevia
  3. 1/3 cup chopped dark chocolate
  4. 1/2 cup coconut milk
  5. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  7. 2 avocados, peeled and with pits removed
  1. Whisk together the coconut milk and the cocoa powder in a small saucepan.
  2. Add the chopped dark chocolate and lakanto and warm gently on the stove, stirring occasionally.
  3. As soon as the chocolate has melted, remove the mixture from the stove and let cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour the chocolate mixture in a blender with the two avocados, cinnamon, and sea salt. Blend until smooth. Add extra coconut or almond milk if it's too thick.
  5. Spoon the chocolate mousse into dessert cups, cover, and chill well.
  6. Garnish with a few pieces of dark chocolate, goji berries, or toasted nuts.
Recipes for Life by Rita Thomas and Chef Erin Holm