For this month's recipe of the month we are getting all romantic!
We have a mouth-watering, indulgent but healthy dessert from natural food blogger Ceri! We are also giving away a beautiful pair of 'his and hers' tulip mugs.
If you've had a dry, healthy January you may want to continue to eat well but feel like you deserve a little treat. We have the perfect recipe for you to serve your loved one this Valentine's Day. It's easy and packed full of tasty and nutrient filled foods.
Rich Chocolate, Orange & Ginger Mousse
2 ripe large avocado
2 medium banana
6 Tbs melted coconut oil
Zest and juice of 1 orange
Ginger juice (from 1 Tbs fresh grated ginger)
1 tsp orange extract
½ cup raw cacao powder (or unsweetened cocoa)
½ tsp ground cardamom
[Optional 2 Tbs maple syrup, or more to taste]
Place the avocado & banana flesh, coconut oil, orange juice (reserve zest till later) and ginger juice in a high-speed blender, and blend until a smooth mousse-like texture forms, and all the green of the avocado is dispersed. You may need to scrape down the sides with a spatula.
Add in the cacao, cardamom and salt and blend again until fully incorporated. Add maple syrup to taste and transfer to individual serving glasses.
Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes until the coconut oil firms up the mousse. The texture should be like a decadent French pot au chocolat.
Decorate with the orange zest and serve.
This delicious mousse is absent of refined sugar and suitable for vegans, dairy-dodgers, and men too!
If you want to discover more about Ceri then do check out her lovely natural 'whole' foods, recipe blog - Natural Kitchen Adventures Ceri is running a Healthy Happy Heart Cooking Workshop in London February 21st. More info and tickets here
Our contemporary bone china tulip mugs are perfect for serving Ceri's mousse in and are this month's giveaway!
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