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Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

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Looking for a super simple and delicious holiday dessert? This sweet potato chocolate mousse is creamy and decadent, and because it’s full of secret vegetables, you’d never even know it was good for you! It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and paleo. Even young children will enjoy it – and you can feel great serving it to them! Topping each cup with pomegranate seeds and coconut flakes gives you just a bit of crunch that takes this dessert over the top! Pro-tip: Cook the sweet potato a little longer to caramelize the sugars and get an extra sweet treat!

Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS
3 cups cooked and cooled sweet potato (about 2-3 medium sweet potatoes)
1 banana
8 dates
¾ cup full fat coconut milk
7-9 tbsp. cocoa powder
⅛ tsp. cinnamon

TOPPINGS
½ cup pomegranate seeds
½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
Pinch fresh grated nutmeg

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add all ingredients to the Twister jar, then secure the lid on top.
  2. Hold the lid with one hand, and with the other hand, set on medium-medium high speed.
  3. Turn the lid counter clockwise during blending. Run for 50 seconds or until smooth and creamy.
  4. Divide the mixture into four cups, and top each cup with pomegranate seeds, coconut and freshly grated nutmeg.

About The Author

Laura is a wife and work-at-home mom of boys. She loves getting outside and hiking with her family and cooking in her free time. She’s completed five rounds of Whole30 and credits the program for finally breaking her of her carb cravings and helping her to feel great year-round. For more from Laura, visit Instagram.com/cookathomemom.

» To see even more of Laura’s recipes, check out the blog post she wrote for us on Whole30 recipes including Fig Cinnamon Walnut Butter, Sweet Potato Mini Quiches, Spicy Sausage Stuffed Portobellos with Red Pepper Pesto & Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Pear Soup!

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