Here’s an easy, simple chocolate mousse recipe, perfected by our very own Gwendolyn, that can be whipped into an amazingly gourmet-tasting and uber-healthy dessert in no time. Plus, it is dairy-free and gluten-free, and thus caters to many diets. Top with fresh raspberries or strawberries and coconut shavings and YUM!

Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 2 people


  • large avocado should be perfectly ripe for best results
  • 1/4 cup raw cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup almond or coconut milk found in natural food section of most grocery stores
  • 2 tsp stevia or other natural sweetener substitutes: maple syrup, birch syrup, coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract


  • Purée the avocado until smooth, either by hand or in a food processor.
  • Add the cocoa powder and milk and purée until combined.
  • Stir in the sweetener of choice, vanilla extract, and any extra ingredients (toasted almonds add a lovely crunch, and frozen berries give the mousse a great fruity twang) and mix well.
  • Transfer the mousse to individual bowls and store in the fridge until ready to eat.
  • Top with optional extras prior to serving.


Blend up and enjoy! Double or triple++ the recipe and spread the love.