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Avocado Chocolate Mousse Parfaits

An easy to make snack using avocados to make a rich chocolate mousse. Gluten-free, paleo friendly and dairy free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert / Snack
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo
Servings: 2 -4
Author: the Whole Smiths


  • 3 avocados
  • 4 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 scoop Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk chilled overnight in refrigerator
  • 1/2 C. pecan pieces
  • 1 banana sliced
  • Optional ingredients: Cacao nibs shredded coconut, strawberries


  • In a high powered blender or food processor, add avocados and blend until smooth
  • Add cocoa powder, 2 Tbsp. honey, vanilla, salt and collagen peptides and blend until combined
  • Once mousse is made, add to an airtight container and place in refrigerator to chill at least 2 hours
  • To make the coconut whipped cream, scoop out the hardened milk fats from the can and add into a chilled metal mixing bowl (I like to use my Kitchen Aid) with 1 Tbsp. honey
  • Using a whisk attachment, whisk until smooth and fluffy
  • In a glass parfait dish or bowl layer banana slices, chocolate mousse, pecan pieces and whipped coconut cream
  • Top with optional ingredients if desired