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Decadent Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

February 14, 2016

Two of my favorite foods in the world….. chocolate and avocado. Surprise yourself and guests with this creamy, mouthwatering treat. I love this recipe because of the minimal ingredients, decadent flavor, and easy prep. It can be made ahead of time and it is the perfect spread for toast! 

Decadent Chocolate-Avocado Mousse



½ cup semisweet Delysia chocolate chips

4 very ripe avocados (8 oz), peeled and pitted

½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

½ cup unsweetened almond milk

¼ tablespoon Black Lava Sea Salt

Fresh raspberries and mint sprigs for garnish



  1. Place the chocolate chips in a small bowl. Place over a small saucepan of barely simmering water. Stir until the chocolate is melted and smooth, about 3 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Place the melted chocolate, avocados, cocoa powder, almond milk, and salt in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed. Spoon into glasses and refrigerate for at least 3 hours (can be prepared 1 day in advance). Top with a dash of Black Lava Sea Salt and garnish with fresh raspberries, mint sprig and serve.


    Click on link below to watch Katherine Hall chat with We Are Austin morning show discuss the health benefits of chocolate.  Thank you  Chef Nicole Patel, Delysia Chocolatier for sharing samples of their baking chocolate for the recipe above and  their wellness truffles for the We Are Austin Station.









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