Recipe: Velvety Mint Chocolate Mousse

A sweet treat that you can whip up in a food processor
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*Varies based on the brand of vegan dark chocolate you chooseSource: The Dietitian’s Dish, Cleveland Clinic

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