Chocolate — Theobroma cacao — isn’t generally considered a healthy food. However, research has shown that cacao contains antioxidants. Thus, there could be some health benefits from consuming high-quality and less-processed forms of chocolate without loads of added fat and sugar.
This savory mole sauce is adapted from a nontraditional vegan mole recipe. Mole is often served with chicken, but it can also be served with tofu, beans, or another protein of your choice. The spicy, earthy flavor is also good with butternut squash or avocado.