Avocado Chocolate Mousse (low carb, vegan)

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There are times when it’s advised to be on a ketogenic diet. I’m not convinced that it’s good for athletes to go all keto, but I like to cycle my carbs now and then and eat low carb. Sometimes I got no other option than cutting out carbs.

Whenever you go low in carbs you must go high in fat. One these situations can be the week of a weight cut. One of the most vital fat sources is avocado. It’s one of my most important fat sources during fight week.

But not only then I eat it. Besides coconut oil, eggs and fish, avocado is my main fat source. And what only few people know: You can eat avocado sweet!

Check out this Chocolate Mousse!

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Even though I’m against artificial sweeteners and prefer natural sweeteners, it’s ok to use a tiny bit of stevia or Xylitol now and then. The times I can’t eat natural sugars are very rare, which decreases the risk of getting anything bad from sugar alcohols or stevia.

As a child I loved a chocolate mousse called Paradise Cream. The Avocado Chocolate Mousse has the same texture and brings back those childhood memories.

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Depending on how much chocolate and sweetener you use, there is still a slight avocado taste. It’s nice! Even my younger siblings liked it.

How about a combination with chili, orange or coconut? Try it and let me know your creations.

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • 1 small avocado
  • 2-4 psc dark chocolate 85-99%
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup (or Xylitol for the keto version)
  • 3 Tbsp coconut milk

Instructions:

  1. Puree the avocado.
  2. Mix it with coconut milk and sweetener.
  3. Melt the chocolate in a bowl or spoon over hot water.
  4. Mix everything again, eat now or freeze for 30 min.

 

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