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Holiday, Sponsored, Dessert |300 calories per serving|75 minute recipe

Creamy Chocolate Date Mousse

This content was last updated on December 17, 2019

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this unique chocolate mousse, packed with flavor and some surprising healthy foods: avocado and Medjool dates. Avocado is high in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats while Medjool dates have more fiber, calcium and potassium. Their natural sweetness combined with light and creamy coconut milk blends into the perfect healthy dessert.

 

Ingredients

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  • 8-10 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk, canned + 1/4 cup water
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
Makes 4 servings (about 1/2 cup). Per serving: 300 calories, 12 g total fat (5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 54 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 9 g dietary fiber, 10 mg sodium, 40 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.

Directions

  1. Chop the dates into small pieces.
  2. Add chopped dates, coconut milk, and water into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Add the avocado, melted chocolate chips, and cocoa powder. Blend again until creamy.
  4. Pour into four small ramekins or bowls.
  5. Chill in the fridge for at least 1-3 hours (or even overnight).

Notes

Option to garnish with raspberries, chopped nuts or a sprinkle of Himalayan sea salt.

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