Vegan Dessert - Papaya Mousse 

 I love spending time on the weekend trying new dessert recipes with my family. We may have cheat days, or splurge a little on the weekends, but when I can find a fun dessert that is healthy, tastes great and satisfies my sweet tooth, I'm all IN!   Here is a simple recipe for a fun, easy to make, balanced Vegan Dessert.... Papaya Mousse!  If you try it this weekend, send me your photos!   

I love spending time on the weekend trying new dessert recipes with my family. We may have cheat days, or splurge a little on the weekends, but when I can find a fun dessert that is healthy, tastes great and satisfies my sweet tooth, I'm all IN! 

Here is a simple recipe for a fun, easy to make, balanced Vegan Dessert.... Papaya Mousse!

If you try it this weekend, send me your photos!

 

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Vegan Dessert – Papaya Mousse

Cook time: 20 mins

Recipe: Serves 4

 

2 small ripe papayas – peeled and sliced, seeds removed
15 cashew nuts – soaked in hot water for 15 minutes or soaked overnight & drained
1 tbsp chia seeds
4 fresh dates – pitted
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
pinch of salt

 

Put papaya, cashew nuts, chia seeds, dates, cardamom powder and salt into the food processor or blender, blend till the mixture has a smooth creamy consistency. You can add couple of teaspoons of water or nut milk, if necessary. Pour the mousse into service bowls and refrigerate until chilled or serve on room temperature. Serve with pomegranate seeds and pistachio nuts or your choice of toppings.