Although this mousse looks unhealthy, it's actually a complete whole food loaded with fiber, antioxidants, protein and omega-3 fatty acids! You can enjoy this chia mousse for dessert or even breakfast.
Chocolate Chia Mousse
by Sarah Farsh October 11th, 2016
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk (or coconut milk)
- 2 medjool dates, pitted
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 tsp ground coffee
- 1 vanilla bean
In a bowl, mix chia seeds and almond milk together and mix. Cover bowl and chill in refrigerator for 4 hours, come back and stir it after 60 minutes. After 4 hours, the chia seeds should turn into a tapioca like consistency and doubled it's size. Poor the chia seeds into a VitaMix, add caco powder, dates, maple syrup, coffee and vanilla bean. Blend on high for about 2 minutes, until chia is totally whipped into a cream. Poor mousse back into a bowl and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. You can make this a night before you serve for ultimate creamy consistency.