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One of the the most interesting side effects from breastfeeding is these crazy chocolate cravings I’m getting. I didn’t have much of a sweet tooth before or during pregnancy and I could easily pass up dessert, sweets or cookies but now it’s a completely different story. Since I started breastfeeding all I want is chocolate! I’ve been eating Lindt bars like they are going out of business (seriously!) but to my pleasant surprise there is actually a scientific explanation. When a woman nurses, deficiencies in magnesium or iron can occur making her desire chocolate, which has a fair amount of both minerals. Yay! That is a good enough excuse for this mama.


With increasing my magnesium intake to 600 mg per day I decided to whip up my Chocolate Mousse recipe from my Strong Like Mommy Ebook, it definitely hit the spot and I got my chocolate fix with  an abundance of healthy fats (also super important while breastfeeding), lean protein from New Zealand Whey Protein Powder and skipped out on the process sugar – win, win, win!


Here’s the quick and very easy recipe. Give it a try and let me know how you like it in the comments below.  For more recipes like this download my STRONG LIKE MOMMY EBOOK 


  • 1 Scoop Chocolate New Zealand Whey Protein Powder (For a discount on this protein powder use my 15% discount code ‘Coach JVB’
  • 1/2 a Medium Acovado
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1-2 Ice Cubes
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg or Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup or Stevia (Optional)

How to Make:

  • Blend all ingredients in a blender for 15-25 seconds until smooth
  • Eat with a spoon

MACROS with Maple Syrup

  • Calories – 232
  • Protein – 23.5 g
  • Carbs – 19 g
  • Fat – 9 g

MACROS with Stevia

  • Calories – 180
  • Protein – 23.5 g
  • Carbs – 6 g
  • Fat – 9 g

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