Chocolate Date Coconut Chia mousse Recipe

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Decadent, guilt free and nutritional smooth portions of substantial chocolate mousse like no other.
Gluten-free as well as a dairy-free alternative.

For a dedicated post: TOP 10 dates with chocolate…refer to:
http://www.foodessa.com/2018/01/top-10-dates-with-chocolate.html

Servings: 6-8 servings
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Ingredients

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  • . 5 Medjool dates, pitted
  • . 1 cup of water *
  • . 1 tsp. pure Vanilla extract
  • . 2 Tbsps. Chia seeds ** (very finely ground)
  • . 1/2 cup Cocao powder, Dutch processed
  • . 1/4 cup Maple syrup
  • . 1 can (14oz./400ml) Coconut milk (cream-like)
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  • Garnish suggestion: . shredded or flaked coconut OR crushed, roasted nuts of choice OR crushed granola OR berries
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  • . * The water is used to soak the dates. When drained, reserve 1/4 cup of the date water for the mix.
  • . ** Chia seed can be replaced by finely ground flaxseed.

Directions

  1. . In a small bowl, soak the pitted dates in water. Cover for about 1 hour. Later, drain while making sure to reserve the 1/4 cup of date water.
  2. . In a high-speed blender, pour the reserved water along with ALL the remaining ingredients.
  3. . Initially pulse a few times on lower speed. Then, blitz everything on HIGH speed for about 30 seconds or until the mix has become smooth.
  4. . Pour the mix into individual vessels or just one container. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving or up to 4 days to keep its freshness.
  5. . Either serve as is or with the suggested garnishes.
  6. . NOTE: Variation for a PUDDING texture: Add an extra 1/4 cup of the reserved date water.
  7. . Flavourful wishes from Claudia's kitchen....FOODESSA.com

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 0g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 0  
Calories from Fat 0 0%
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbs 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g 0%
Protein 0.0g 0%
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