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Following healthy eating tips is a breeze with these tasty healthy recipes!

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Almond Pudding with Carob and Arrowroot


Almond Pudding Carob


This delicious almond pudding with carob and arrowroot powder looks and tastes like chocolate - but without the fat and calories!

Almonds are low in saturated fat and are protecting strong bones and a healthy cholesterol level. They are low in sodium and high in immune-boosting phytochemicals.

Carob root is a great chocolate alternative for a low calorie vegan pudding recipe. It comes without the caffeine and theobromine, which can lead to allergies.

Enjoy this low calorie vegan almond pudding as a light dessert and surprise your family with a new healthy treat!



Serves: 6 / Ready in: 30 minutes / Calories per serving: 168

Great for: healthy dessert, heart healthy, low cholesterol, healthy dessert, low calorie, vegan

Nutrients: fiber, fat, protein, carbohydrates, calcium, magnesium, vitamins A, B, D, E, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, potassium, iron, copper.



Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup raw almonds, slivered
  • 3 cups plain rice milk, almond, or soy milk
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened carob powder, roasted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon unprocessed sea salt


Directions:

  1. Heat a small pan over low heat and add the almond slivers. Stir frequently and dry-roast them until fragrant. Set aside to cool, and then finely chop them.
  2. Place half a cup of the milk in a bowl and stir in arrowroot powder until dissolved. Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk together the remaining milk, carob powder, maple syrup, almond extract, and salt. Bring to a boil and add the arrowroot solution into the pan while stirring. Bring pudding to a boiling simmer and cook no longer than 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the chopped almonds and distribute evenly, then pour pudding into dessert dishes. Chill it for a few hours before serving.


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