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Tofu Chocolate Mousse

Healthy Chocolate Mousse

I had never thought of using tofu in a healthy dessert recipe until we tried this little dish. This chocolate mousse is amazing!

We got this recipe from our friend and amazing chef Dawn who in turn took this from the “Zen Monastery Cookbook“. A superior addition to anyone’s cookbook collection. It can be used as a pie filling although we found it just perfect as a mousse served with fresh berries and a dollop of whipped coconut cream.

 

Tofu Choclate Mousse
Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 1½ 10.5 - ounce packs firm silken tofu
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup semi or bitter sweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Combine tofu, cocoa, maple syrup, vanilla and salt in a food processor until very smooth.
  2. Melt chocolate chips carefully in a double boiler.
  3. Add to tofu mixture and process again until smooth. Chill.

 

Serves 8 — Assuming that you are willing to share!

We are learning that we can create delicious desserts that are good for you and taste great too. One of the places we go for great healthy desserts is The Raw Chef site. He has a whole course just about making healthy raw desserts.

If you are interested in creating wonderful chocolate creations for yourself you need to visit this site also.

 


 

A Good Curry Recipe

Curry Recipe

I love curry and found this great curry recipe to share. I was looking for something new for dinner last night and I realized that I had never tried to make a curry dish. I didn’t have any curry powder so I wanted to try to make curry from scratch.

I found this recipe on wikihow and it turned out to be quite tasty.

A Good Curry Recipe
 
Cooking oil 1 tbs. coriander 1 tbs. cumin 1 tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. cardamom ½ tsp. cayenne pepper 1½ tsp. turmeric 1 pinch (no more) hing Ginger Onions Garlic Meat and/or vegetables, as desired
Ingredients
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 tbs. coriander
  • 1 tbs. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cardamom
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1½ tsp. turmeric
  • 1 pinch (no more) hing
  • Ginger
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Meat and/or vegetables, as desired
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan until it is hot but before it is smoking.
  2. Add the coriander, cumin, chili powder, cardamom, cayenne pepper, turmeric, and hing to the oil.
  3. Saute some ginger, onions, and garlic in the hot oil.
  4. From there, add whatever you want to eat and cook it, whether it's chicken, beef, or vegetables.

I added some zucchini, green pepper and mushrooms and served it over rice.

It made my head sweat but I’m a pale man of Scottish descent so it was likely mild for the Indian curry fans.