Healthy eating has never tasted better than our scrumptious raspberry mousse protein slice!

Raspberries. I love them and always pop a packet in my shopping trolley when I pass the fruit section.

Fresh raspberries and frozen raspberries. Raspberry jelly and raspberry sorbet. Raspberry ice cream and – one of my childhood favs – raspberry mousse.

My mum used to make a dessert with a biscuit base, topped with a raspberry mousse made from raspberry jelly beaten with evaporated milk. Undoubtedly yummy, but not exactly bursting with nutrients – though that may well have been the point!

In contrast, this raspberry mousse protein slice is loaded with good stuff. Rather than using dairy products, this easy recipe has cashew nuts with their high fibre, minerals and heart-healthy fats. Not only that, but it’s also gluten free and paleo friendly as well as being suitable for those following a vegan diet. Did we mention that it’s also guaranteed guilt-free?

And how does it taste? Mouth-wateringly good!

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Raspberry Mousse Protein Slice Recipe

This is a triple-layered flavour and texture bomb which delivers big on health benefits whilst hitting well above its weight on the treat front.

We bet you don’t stop at only one slice!

Ingredients

Chocolatey Base

1/2 cup Medjool Dates – see here for nutrition info

2 scoops Vanilla Protein Powder (we like to keep it plant-based, but if you are happy with a whey-based protein powder)

3 tbsp Cacao Powder

4 tbsp Coconut Oil

1 tbsp LSA Mix – see here for more information

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Nutty Middle

1 cup Medjool Dates

1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder (we like to keep it plant-based, but if you are happy with a whey-based protein powder)

1/4 cup Coconut Oil

3 tbsp Natural Peanut Butter

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Pinch of Sea Salt

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Raspberry Mousse Top

250g Natural Cashew Nuts – soaked in cold water overnight

200g Raspberries, frozen

80g Coconut Oil

70g Honey

70g Maple Syrup – unsweetened

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

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Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients for the base in a food processor and pulse until a chocolatey rubble forms.
  • Grease and line a brownie tin.
  • Scrape the base rubble into your prepared tin and press until smooth.
  • Place in the freezer.
  • Wipe clean your food processor.
  • Place all the ingredients for the nutty middle layer in the clean food processor.
  • Blend until smooth and looks like fudge.
  • Remove base from freezer.
  • Pour over the nutty layer and then return to the freezer.
  • Wipe clean your food processor.
  • Place all the ingredients for the raspberry mousse layer in the clean food processor.
  • Blitz until smooth and creamy.
  • Remove the brownie tin from the freezer.
  • Spread the raspberry mousse layer over the nutty layer.
  • Return to the freezer for at least 4 hours.
  • Cut slices as you wish to eat them and store in the freezer in the meantime.

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Raspberry Mousse Protein Slice on a wooden table top with frozen raspberries and flowers

Variations

You can adapt this raspberry mousse protein slice simply by playing around with the fruit component.

Raspberries work well because they have a natural tartness which cuts the sweetness of the dates, honey and maple syrup in this recipe.

Other options include:

  • Strawberries – substitute the frozen raspberries for frozen strawberries. If the mixture tastes too sweet, add a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice.
  • Mixed Berries – as above.
  • Mango – swap frozen mango flesh for the raspberries. This combination will almost certainly benefit from a squeeze of lime, or lemon juice as mangoes tend to be sweet.
  • Mango and Passionfruit – this is a real favourite. Exchange the frozen raspberries for frozen mango cheeks and a few spoonful of fresh passionfruit pulp (Top Tip – sieve to remove the seeds or you’ll find fragments of them in the finished mousse once you’ve blitzed it). The sharpness of the passionfruit really compliments the headily perfumed mango.

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