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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 very ripe (8 oz.) avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1.5 cups silken tofu
  • 1/3 cup agave
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 16 red raspberries
  • Approximately 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds (optional)
  • Fat Free Cool Whip (optional)

Directions:

  1. Place a metal bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, or use a double boiler.  Melt the chocolate in the bowl, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Combine the next 7 ingredients in a blender, then pour in the melted chocolate. Blend until smooth.
  4. Spoon mixture into 16 small serving dishes.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. (Can be made one day in advance.)
  6.  Garnish each dish with Cool Whip and almonds if desired. Top each dish with one red raspberry.
  7. Serves 16 (1/4 cup serving).

Nutritional Analysis:
Calories: 124
Fat: 7 g
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrates: 16 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 44 mg
Dietary Fiber: 4 g

Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, LDCooper Clinic Nutrition Services