This rich and decadent-tasting chocolate dessert has been creatively revised to deliver all the flavor and silky texture of a traditional chocolate mousse, with fewer calories and less fat.


¾ cup dark chocolate pieces

12 oz. low fat soft (silken) tofu

2 Tbsp. orange liqueur

Grated orange zest

Fat free whip topping


1.Melt chocolate pieces (either on medium heat in the microwave or stove top in a double boiler over medium-high heat).

2.Place melted chocolate, tofu, and orange liqueur in blender; blend until smooth.

3.Divide mousse into 8 smaller serving cups or dishes.

4.Garnish with whip topping and orange zest.

Serves: 6

Calories per serving: 200

Calorie equivalent to: 2 oz. of protein, 1 carbohydrate, 1 fat

Recipe courtesy California Health and Longevity Institute.