Luckily chocolate desserts don’t have to be laden with calories and fat. This decadent chocolate mousse is low glycemic and faily low calorie. This quickie version of a mousse doesn’t require a double boiler, so it’s easy, tasty, and still satisfies your chocolate fix. What more can you ask for?

Low-Glycemic Easy Chocolate Mousse

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

One 3-1/2-ounce package instant chocolate pudding mix

1-1/4 cups lowfat milk

1/4 cup brewed coffee, cooled

One 8-ounce package frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the pudding, milk, coffee, and whipped topping with a hand mixer until thick.

  2. Divide the mousse evenly into eight glass sundae dishes or small water glasses (about 3/4 cup each).

Per serving: Calories 123 (From Fat 34); Glycemic Load 4 (Low); Fat 4g (Saturated 4g); Cholesterol 2mg; Sodium 197mg; Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 2g.