Chocolate Mousse Parfaits
  • 2large ripe avocados
  • 1/2cup raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4cup agave or brown rice syrupor more to taste
  • 1tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnutstoasted
  • 2 pitted dateschopped
  • 2tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch salt
  • Fresh, seasonal fruit, such as raspberries
  1. Purée avocado, cacao powder, agave or syrup, and vanilla in a food processor until silky smooth. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use (up to 3 days).
  2. In a clean food processor, combine flaxseed, walnuts, dates, coconut, cinnamon, and salt; pulse until crumbly. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use, or up to 7 days. (Makes 1 scant cup.)
  3. Layer 1 tablespoon mousse at the bottom of each parfait glass. Layer in fresh fruit and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon coconut mixture. Divide remaining mousse among glasses; top with more fresh fruit and 1 tablespoon coconut mixture.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Mousse Parfaits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 247 cal, 17g fat (8g mono, 5g poly, 3g sat), 0mg chol, 5g protein, 26g carb, 9g fiber, 19mg sodium