Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters

Ingredients

Clusters

  • ½ cup raw pecans, chopped
  • ½ cup raw shelled pistachios, whole
  • ⅓ cup raw cashew butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

Mousse

  • ½ cup organic tahini paste
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 2 ¼ cups coconut cream solids (refrigerate can overnight and separate from liquid)
  • 1 vanilla bean, cut lengthwise and scrape seeds using a knife (or use 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)

Method

Step 1 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Start with making the clusters. Roast the nuts on a dry skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden. Set aside to cool.

Step 2 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 2

In a medium bowl, add cashew butter, coconut oil, coconut sugar, and salt. Add nuts and stir to coat.

Step 3 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Spread nuts in a single layer onto a flat surface lined with parchment paper. Freeze until set, about 30 minutes. Once ready, break into chunks using your hands.

Step 4 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 4

In a large mixing bowl add tahini paste and maple syrup. Add 2 tablespoons of the solid coconut cream and stir using a whisk. When fully incorporated, set aside.

Step 5 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Combine the remaining coconut cream and vanilla bean (or vanilla extract) and whip, on high, using a stand or hand mixer until fluffy.

Step 6 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 6

Using a spatula, gently fold a quarter of the whipped cream into the tahini mixture, fold until incorporated, and continue the process 3 more times. Transfer to the refrigerator, covered, until ready to serve.

Step 7 Halva Mousse with Sweet & Salty Clusters Healthy Recipe

Step 7

Remove from the refrigerator and divide the mousse into individual serving plates/cups. Garnish with clusters and serve.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis (if serving 10): Calories: 333g, Total Fat: 28g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 7g, Carbohydrates: 14g, Sodium: 70mg, Sugars: 9g, Net Carbs: 13g

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