Vegan Chocolate Mousse
- 1 ripe avocado
- 1/4 cup cacao powder
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Mix all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Top with your favourite fruits, nuts or coconut flakes and enjoy!
*Avocados contain heart healthy fat, fiber, Vitamins B, E, K and potassium. Good fats help burn fat!
*Cacao contains many benefical minerals, such as magnesium. It is an antioxidant and helps protect our cells from damage. Cacao is known to help lower cholesterol levels, prevent blood clotting, regulate blood flow, decrease inflammation and lower blood pressure. It is also a mood enhancer!
*Maple syrup is a great substitute for sugar and has a lower glycemic index. Maple syrup can lower inflammation and manage blood sugar levels compared to processed sweeteners. It also offers minerals such as zinc, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron and manganese.
Bringing balance to mind, body and soul.
Nindy Grewal –Holistic Nutritionist (CNP, LBA, Cl.Irid, B.Ed)