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Happy National Chocolate Mousse Day

So, fun fact - about three years ago, I was attempting to make chocolate cashew milk before there were recipes for it all over Instagram and Pinterest, and before I added the liquid, my blender warmed up the cashews and the cocoa and I accidentally stumbled upon a healthy mousse recipe I've been obsessed with ever since.


Did you know today (April 3rd) is National Chocolate Mousse Day?!


In honor of my accidental discovery a few years ago before healthy mousse was really a "thing," I'm sharing my recipe along with a few other favorites...


Vegan Chocolate Mousse


  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked for 48 hours
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (or non-vegan) raw, local honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup water 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cacao powder 


  1. Rinse cashews and add to blender (I use my Ninja single-serve cup).
  2. Add remaining ingredients, adding water last. Add half the 1/4 cup, try to blend, and if you need more liquid to blend, add gradually.
  3. Blend on high until well blended and mixture is whipped, like mousse-consistency.
  4. Serve with your favorite fruit and enjoy! I use strawberries, raspberries, and bananas; it was AMAZE.
  5. You can also find a vanilla version here




Avocado Chocolate Mousse by As Easy As Apple Pie




Healthy Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse by Hello Veggie



Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse by Nourish Everyday


Want more healthy recipe inspo? Check out these peanut butter recipes or these creative noodle recipes. 


Show us how you're celebrating your love for chocolate mousse by tagging us on Instagram at @FIT_4_MOM and using #FIT4MOM in your pictures so we can share on social! 


Shelley Hopper

Mama to a cub just trying to bloom with grace. Wanderlusting where the air is salty and life is sweet. FIT4MOM Digital Media Manager and Editor. Food stylist + blogger at @saltysweetseasons. Chips and salsa obsessed, golden retriever lover, and single mama to sweet babe, Tanner Kai, who's my whole wide world.

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