The GI Diet Guide
 

 
   
 

Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries

Chocolate is usually not considered a diet food but cocoa itself has beneficial anti-inflammatory properties. It is usually the other ingredients added to chocolate that make it a dieter's foe. This chocolate mousse uses 70% cocoa chocolate this contains much less fat and sugar then a conventional chocolate bar.  
Recommended
  Nutritional Information
(per serving)
Calories: 145
Protein: 5g
Fat: 9g
- Saturated: 5g
- Cholesterol: 3mg
Carbohydrate: 13g
- Sugars: 10g
Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 52mg

Chocolate mousse  

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
80g 70% cocoa chocolate
2 egg whites
2 teaspoons sugar
4 tablespoons/70g plain yogurt
30 raspberries (appox 95g)
               

1


Break chocolate into a pirex jug and gently heat the jug in saucepan of water. When the chocolate is fully melted take the jug out of the saucepan and allow it to cool for a few minutes.
  Step 1

2

Step 2  
Separate the egg yokes from the white. Add the sugar to the whites and whisk them until they become firm and form soft peaks as the whisk is removed.

3


Add the chocolate to the yogurt and mix them together well.
  Step 3

4

Step 4  
Fold the egg white into the chocolate yogurt and then spoon the mixture into ramekins or what ever bowls or glasses you have to hand. Refrigerate the mixture for 2 hours to allow it to set.

Just before serving arrange the raspberries on top and use a potato peeler to create chocolate shavings for decoration.

 
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