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Raspberry Avocado Mousse

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    Tangy raspberries are blended with avocado into a luxuriously refreshing mousse. This dessert is packed with heart-healthy fats and blood sugar-stabilizing nutrients. Whenever possible, make it with organic ingredients.

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    1 1/2 cups (350 mL) fresh or defrosted frozen raspberries 1 avocado, pitted and flesh scooped out 1/2 cup (125 mL) raw cashews, soaked for 4 hours or overnight 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chia seeds 1 Tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract

    In food processor or blender, combine all ingredients. Purée until smooth. Divide mixture among 4 glasses; cover and chill for 2 hours or overnight in refrigerator.

    Serves 4.

    Each serving contains: 221 calories; 5 g protein; 16 g total fat (2 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 20 g carbohydrates (6 g sugars, 8 g fibre); 7 mg sodium

    source: "Avocado Sweets", alive #382, August 2014

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