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Sinfully rich and healthful peacefully coexist in this Paleo-friendly and refined sugar-free Chocolate Avocado Mousse that is so simple to prepare you won't believe it!


2 people

Total time

20 minutes




  • 6 medjool dates
  • 2 large ripe avocados (peeled and pitted)
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • unsweetened coconut flakes
  • chopped hazelnuts


  1. Soak the dates in hot tap water for 1 hour; drain. Pit the dates and remove what skin you can.
  2. Combine dates, avocados, cocoa powder, honey and vanilla extract in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth and fluffy.
  3. If any date "bits" refuse to incorporate and smooth out, press mousse mixture through a fine mesh sieve.
  4. Serve in glasses with unsweetened coconut flakes and chopped hazelnuts.
  5. View the recipe instructions at From a Chef's Kitchen

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