Healthy Chocolate Almond Mousse

Susan Barrett |

Recipe by Jessica Sepel; photograph by Rob Palmer

Chocolate is good for you! If you eat the right kind. This healthy chocolate almond mousse is packed with antioxidants, magnesium and B vitamins. Enjoy!

Yes, chocolate is good for you – if you eat
 the right kind! Raw cacao is packed with antioxidants, magnesium and B vitamins. Hooray for a healthy take on moreish mousse by celeb foodie and nutrition inspiration .


What you’ll need:

1 banana

1/2 avocado

2 tbsp raw-cacao powder

3 fresh dates, pitted
 and roughly chopped

2 tbsp almond butter

1 tsp raw honey

75ml filtered water

1 tsp ground cinnamon

Pinch of sea salt


1/ In a high-powered blender, blitz all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.

2/ Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve chilled topped with blueberries, almonds and mint leaves, if desired.


Per serving: 1 797kJ, 19g fat (4g sat fat), 64g carbs, 55mg sodium, 14g fibre, 9g protein

Recipe extracted from The Healthy Life by Jessica Sepel, published by Pan Macmillan, from R399

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