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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Avocado Mousse, UW Health Learning Kitchen, UW Health at The American Center, Madison, Wisconsin


Rich in healthy fatty acids and skin-friendly vitamins and antioxidants, the avocados in this nutrient-rich dessert recipe from the UW Health Learning Kitchen can help improve the condition of your skin from the inside. Avocados are a great source of vitamin E, which boosts the skin's vitality and luminosity. Avocados are also high in vitamin C, which can reduce skin inflammation. 



  • 2 ripe avocados 
  • ½ cup agave nectar 
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • ½ Tbsp. vanilla extract 
  • Vanilla Greek yogurt or whipped topping, for serving 


  1. Slice avocado in half, remove the pit and scoop out the flesh. Place avocado flesh and remaining ingredients into a food processor or blender and puree until light and smooth.
  2. Chill.
  3. Top with Greek yogurt or whipped topping. 


Serves 6


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