I saw an episode of Giada De Laurentiis on the Food Network and she made a Chocolate Avocado Mousse. Here is her original recipe. It blew my mind to make a mousse with avocados! This can be a vegan dessert if you use chocolate chips that are vegan - I know Trader Joe's has vegan chocolate chips. I love TJs! I did change Giada's recipe a bit since I didn't have any unsweetened almond milk or raspberries to garnish. I left out the milk and I think it just makes a thicker mousse. Overall, this was a surprisingly good dessert, chocolatey and creamy. You can make this for a "healthy" valentine's day dessert or you can make Alton Brown's obviously fattening chocolate mousse haha!
Chocolate Avocado Mousse
¼ cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 rive avocados, peeled and pitted
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ cup agave
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
pinch of salt
Place chocolate chips in a small bowl and microwave for 30 seconds at a time until melted. Stir until chocolate is smooth. Set aside to cool.
Place the cooled melted chocolate, avocados, agave, cocoa powder, vanilla and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth and creamy. Scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.
Spoon into glasses and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.