Recipe: Velvety Mint Chocolate Mousse

A sweet treat that you can whip up in a food processor
Recipe: Velvety Mint Chocolate Mousse

Studies demonstrate that including chocolate rich in flavanols like dark chocolate made with 70 percent cocoa can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease risk. Remember – a little dark chocolate goes a long way!

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6 oz. silken tofu
½ tsp cocoa powder
3 oz. 70 percent cocoa dark chocolate
½ tsp. peppermint extract
1 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. agave nectar


  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave by placing chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl on low power.
  2. Place all ingredients in a food processor.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition information per serving

Makes four servings 

Calories 160
Total fat 9 g
Saturated fat 4-5 g*
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 70 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g

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*Varies based on the brand of vegan dark chocolate you choose
Source: The Dietitian’s Dish, Cleveland Clinic

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