Cookies, candy, chocolate and upcoming romantic dinners are looming and tempting us to forget about our bodies and give into the gratification of a sugar rush. Think, though, isn’t a healthy diet an act of self love? Get creative with how to enjoy classic romantic dishes with a healthy twist to give you and your loved ones the best of both worlds. Try this recipe for Clean Eating Chocolate Mousse as a healthy alternative to the traditional treat, courtesy of The Healthy Foodie.
1 ripe avocado
1 tbsp unpasteurized honey
1 cup full fat coconut milk
1/2 cup organic cacao powder
1 tsp instant coffee
⅛ tsp sea salt
1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
- Process avocado, date paste (or pitted dates), honey and coconut milk in a small food processor until smooth
- Add cacao powder,instant coffee, ancho chile powder, salt and vanilla and resume processing until blended
- Transfer this mixture to the bowl of your stand mixer and whisk on high for 4-5 minutes until light and fluffy. You could also do this with a hand mixer.
- Divide the chocolate mousse between 4 to 6 individual dessert bowls, dust lightly with cacao powder or ancho chile powder and refrigerate for 4-6 hours, or up to 2 days.
There are so many resources for finding clean versions of your favorite treats. Honestly your body will thank you in the long-term with strength, energy, and vitality. Try eating more clean meals, and feel the difference