Raw Chocolate Mousse Cake. Cacao has been enjoyed for its health and invigorating properties in South American cultures for thousands of years. The bean of the cacao plant is a nutritional and flavorful source of chocolate without any added sugar. Cacao contains a rich supply of antioxidants, dietary fiber and is one of the highest sources of dietary magnesium. It also has many other minerals in significant quantities and the amino acids tryptophan and serotonin which are the feel-good brain transmitters.
Avocados are a nutrient-dense food providing over 20 essential nutrients, including an excellent source of fiber, potassium, folate, B-vitamins and vitamin E. Avocados are a health-friendly fruit. It includes a monounsaturated fat, meaning a good fat. The fat from the avocado also helps your body to absorb other fat-soluble nutrients such as vitamin A, D, K and E, from the other foods you eat.
The fiber-rich health benefits of avocados have been known to help with reducing health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and even weight loss.
Half of an avocado is only approximately 80 calories but it is loaded with so many vitamins and minerals which make it a real super food.
This recipe provides a splendid alternative to sugar treats but without the guilt or calories! What a fabulous way to serve yourself and others with a healthy cake.
For more delicious chocolate desserts, try my Chocolate Mousse – A Guiltless Choice!