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Blood Orange Chocolate Mousse Pie-Vegan

Trust me you will love this recipe, melting chocolate in microwave creates the mousse in minutes. This cruelty-free recipe is also plant-based using silken tofu instead of heavy cream letting you enjoy this delicious and healthy dessert. Share this recipe and everyone will be shocked that it is Vegan. Just make the mousse and serve in Martini Glasses for a quick recipe perfect for entertaining.

Dairy is unhealthy for us and a unethical practice that is making billions of dollars in our country. Stop supporting the dairy industry and you will become healthier. Enjoy my Vegan recipe below and you will not miss any dairy products.

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Ingredients:

12oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil
1 Teaspoon of Kosher or Sea Salt
1 container of organic silken tofu
Directions: Melt chocolate in microwave for 3 minutes and then 30 second increments after that checking and stirring until melted. Drain liquid from tofu. In a blender pulse tofu until smooth. Add warm melted chocolate and remaining ingredients to blender and puree until smooth. Pour into cooled pie crusts. Cool for 30 minutes. Can be made a day in advance.

Chef Lauren’s Olive Oil Crust
Ingredients:
2/3 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup of water
2 cups of All Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon of salt
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 Whisk 2/3 cup of Olive oil and 1/3 cup of water with fork for 2-3 minutes until emulsified. You will know it is ready when Olive Oil and water have become one and created a cloudy appearance. Add salt and flour continue mixing with fork. Spread on floured cutting board to finish combining by hand. Roll out with floured rolling pin to desired shape. Roll roughly into a round circle. Place into round pie pan. Bake for 20 minutes until golden. 

Chocolate Blood Orange Ganache

This recipe was featured at our last Food and Wine Pairing and paired perfectly with Field Recordings Petit Sirah.

Ingredients:
4 Tablespoons of We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil
2 Teaspoons of Sea salt
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/4 cup heavy cream (Replace with Almond Milk for a lighter dessert)
Raspberry to garnish
Directions: In a large bowl, combine chocolate and Olive Oil.
In a microwave safe bowl add salt and cream and microwave for 4 minutes. Immediately pour cream over chocolate and let stand 1 minute. Stir gently until chocolate melts and mixture is completely smooth. Pour chocolate into ramekins or martini glass. Chill for 30 min can be made day before.Photo Feb 13, 9 05 44 PM