• Vegan Strong

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Almond Mousse

By Dani Taylor




Ingredients

1 15 oz. can of full-fat coconut milk, chilled

1 tsp almond extract

1 Tbsp coconut sugar

3 Tbsp cocoa powder

¼ c. sliced almonds

¼ c. shredded coconut


Instructions

  1. Separate the coconut cream from the liquid, by scooping the cream off the top with a spoon.

  2. Add the coconut cream, almond extract, and coconut sugar to a bowl and beat with a mixer until smooth.

  3. Set aside 2 Tbsp of this mixture.

  4. Add cocoa powder to the large bowl and beat again until smooth.

  5. Portion your chocolate mousse into 4 cups and top with a dollop of the white coconut cream.

  6. In a large dry skillet, over low-medium heat, add the almonds and shredded coconut. Toss and stir continuously until they start to brown and smell fragrant.

  7. Top each mousse cup with 1 Tbsp of the coconut and almond mixture.


Makes 4 servings

Nutrition per serving: 251 calories, 6g protein, 22g fat, 12g carbs