Cooking for Wellness

Fresh Berries with Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Feb. 28, 2017

berries and avocado mousseServes:

  • 3


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp unsweetened almond milk (adjust amount depending on desired consistency)
  • 1 ½ cups fresh berries
  • Suggested “add-ins” ½ tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp espresso powder
  • Suggested garnishes: spiced nuts, shredded coconut, shaved chocolate, orange zest


  1. Place avocado into food processor and puree until only small bits of avocado remain.
  2. Add honey, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, salt and process until well combined. Scrape sides of food processor to ensure cocoa powder is incorporated.
  3. Gradually add 1 Tbsp of almond milk at a time to achieve a creamy consistency.
  4. Place ½ cup of berries in 3 individual serving dishes. Top with spoonful (about 2-3 Tbsp) of chocolate mousse.
  5. Refrigerate up to 1 hour before serving. Garnish, if desired.