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21 day vegan kickstart Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Source: The Survivor’s Handbook: Eating Right for Cancer Survival by Neal Barnard, MD, and Jennifer Reilly, RD
When consumed in moderation, this is a healthier version of the high-fat, high-calorie French delicacy.
Course Desserts
Cuisine French
Servings 10 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup nondairy milk such as soy milk or rice milk
  • 2 12.3 ounce packages low-fat silken tofu drained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 strawberries sliced
  • 10 mint sprigs for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • Place chocolate chips and non-dairy milk in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Let sit for 2 minutes.
  • Drain excess water from the tofu. Place tofu, vanilla, and chocolate chip/non-dairy milk mixture in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Variation: Add a chopped banana to the blender or food processor when you process the tofu and chocolate together.
  • Transfer into small individual serving dishes and chill for 2 hours in the refrigerator or 30 minutes in the freezer. Serve topped with strawberries and garnished with mint, if using. Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Chocolate Mousse will keep for up to 3 days.
Keyword gluten-free, nut-free, vegan
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