Chocolate Mousse

You will never know you are eating beautiful avocado with this dessert – it is so chocolatey! It is also a great way to get greens and healthy fats into kids.

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2-4 medjool dates, pitted and soaked
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • Small amount of vanilla bean paste (optional)

Place all ingredients in food processor and blend. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours before serving. Serve chilled with your favourite toppings; chia seeds, coconut chips, cacao nibs or fresh berries – you decide!

Makes six small servings.

Pregnancy Update. Bump, Food & Preparation.

Well, I’m 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant today…and, while I’m playing the ‘waiting game’, I thought I’d write a little blog post about; what bump has been up to, what food I’ve been enjoying, and what food I’ve prepared for when ‘he’ arrives.

Bump has been keeping me busy, moving from one side to the other (wiggle that cute bum boy!), head down, loads of rib kicks/grazes, and keeping that heartburn burning. He’s pretty tight in there, but sitting happy in perfect position for delivery (let’s hope he stays that way!). It’s not that glamorous anymore, as every time I pick something up from the floor, I endeavour to perform a full deep wide sumo squat… and, it’s getting harder to get up – thank goodness I’ve practiced those squats hey?! And, walking has become more ‘duck’ like over the past few days!

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