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Four-Ingredient Espresso Mousse [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Fluffy, creamy, and sweet with an extra caffeine kick. The perfect dessert for when you need to be productive in the afternoon! If you're bored of chocolate mousse and want to try a different variation, this espresso mousse will hit the spot.

Four-Ingredient Espresso Mousse [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



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  • 1-14 ounce package silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 1/4 cup espresso, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder


  1. Make Espresso (2 tablespoons per serving).
  2. Drain silken tofu and add it to the high-speed blender together with the espresso.
  3. Add pitted dates and vanilla bean powder. Pulse for about 60 seconds or until completely smooth. If you don’t have a strong blender, soak the dates for a few hours before blending them.
  4. Transfer the mousse to a jar and keep in the fridge for at least 3 hours before serving.




Lauren Glucina is a trained Raw Foods Chef and Educator, passionate expert on plant-based whole foods, and Certified Holistic Wellness Coach. She is currently completing her last year toward a Bachelor of Natural Medicine (Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine) and an Ad. Dip. Nutritional Medicine (grad. 2016). Lauren is creator of the hugely popular plant-based foods and nutrition blog, Ascension Kitchen. She has published several healthy recipe apps and ebooks.



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