Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Mousse - 1 Guiding Stars
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Avocado is a great base for a lightly sweet mousse, bringing a powerful nutritional pack to the dessert table. Cinnamon and cayenne pair with chocolate here for a lively, well-balanced treat.

Tip: This mousse can keep in the fridge for up to two days.



  • 2 avocados
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened, plain almond milk
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. salt


  • ¼ cup mixed nuts
  • 4 strawberries, sliced


  1. In a large food processor, blend all mousse ingredients until smooth.
  2. Divide between 4 ramekins and refrigerate until chilled (1 hour).
  3. Divide nuts and strawberries between ramekins to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 295; Total Fat 21g (27% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 3g (15% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 90mg (4% DV); Total Carbohydrate 29g (11% DV); Dietary Fiber 10.5g (36% DV); Total Sugars 14g; Includes 12g Added Sugars (24% DV); Protein 5g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 10% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Copper 60% DV; Manganese 60% DV; Riboflavin 40% DV.
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