Vegan Chocolate Mousse
YES, you can have your dessert and eat it, too! Living with Crohn's, I developed lactose intolerance in 2012 and have not been able to enjoy the delicious, creamy desserts that I once loved.
However, thanks to the amazing avocado, I have found a way to indulge in a delicious chocolate mousse that does not leave my stomach bloated like a balloon, yet leaves me completely satisfied and not deprived.
I hope you like this Vegan Chocolate Mousse as much as I do. You do not have to be lactose intolerant to enjoy it, but you do have to like creamy, chocolatey, semi-sweet desserts. And, if you answered "yes" to any of those, then this is definitely for you!
Ingredients for vegan chocolate mousse:
- 4 ripe avocados
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup honey (adjusted for desired sweetness)
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
Directions to make vegan chocolate mousse:
- In a food processor, blender, or Nutribullet, puree until smooth.
- Serve chilled.
- calories: 244
- cholesterol: 0mg
- dietary fiber: 9.3g
- potassium: 746mg
- protein: 3.8g
- saturated fat: 2.7g
- sodium: 33mg
- total fat: 15.2g
Disclaimer: Everyone with inflammatory bowel disease is different. We recognize that some ingredients listed in this recipe may be a trigger food for some people. Please feel free to omit or substitute any ingredients that don’t work for you.
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