Using tofu as the creamy base for this pudding packs plenty of protein in just one serving, with much less fat than traditional pudding, and no cholesterol!
Makes Four 1/2-cup servings
1 pound soft silken tofu
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 – 1/2 cup maple syrup (to taste)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Place all ingredients in a blender and process until completely smooth. Spoon into small bowls and chill well before serving.
Per Serving: 150 calories; 3.5 g fat; 0.7 g saturated fat; 21% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 8.4 g protein; 22.3 g carbohydrates; 17.5 g sugar; 1 g fiber; 191 mg sodium; 58 mg calcium; 1.9 mg iron; 0 mg vitamin C; 0 mcg Beta Carotene; 0.2 mg vitamin E
Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.